1535 Rows Cactaceae species list, Cactus of Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
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Cactaceae Cactus family

Author: Juss.
Description: Angiosperm, Dicot
The Cactaceae are mostly spiny succulents with photosynthetic stems. The fruit is a berry, often with spines or bristles. The leaves are alternate, generally extremely reduced and ephemeral or absent, or rarely they are well developed and fleshy. The leaves are associated with highly modified axillary buds or shoots called areoles that bear spines.[1]

[1]http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/carr/cact.htm

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Epiphyllum (sp)


Epiphyllum (sp)Accession Number: EPI-011-1-8-001
Habit: Epiphytic Cactus
Garden Location: On The Monkeypod Tree In Work Area


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Hylocereus setaceus


Hylocereus setaceusAccession Number: SELE-011-1-8-001
Author: (Salm-Dyck ex DC.) Ralf Bauer
Common Name: Queen-of-the-Night
Synonym: Selenicereus macdonaldiae
Habit: Epiphytic Cactus
Garden Location: On The Monkeypod Tree In Work Area


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Hylocereus undatus


Hylocereus undatusAccession Number: HYLO-011-1-8-001
Author: (Haw.) Britton & Rose
Common Name: Dragon Fruit Cactus, Night-Blooming Cereus
Habit: Epiphytic Cactus
Uses: Edible Fruit
Garden Location: On The Java Plum Tree, Picnic Area By Garden Gate


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Nopalea cochenillifera


Nopalea cochenilliferaAccession Number: NOP-011-1-8-001
Author: (L.) Salm-Dyck
Common Name: Cochineal Plant
Habit: Tree Sized Cactus
Height: 15 ft
Garden Location: On The Rock By Orchid Greenhouse In Work Area


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Pereskia bleo


Pereskia bleoAccession Number: PER-011-1-8-002
Author: (Kunth) DC.
Common Name: Rose Cactus
Habit: Tree Sized Cactus
Height: 20 ft
Origin: Panama, Colombia
Garden Location: Back Visitor's Parking Lot Behind Big Rock


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Pereskia bleo 'Variegata'


Pereskia bleoAccession Number: PER-011-1-8-001
Author: (Kunth) DC.
Common Name: Rose Cactus
Habit: Tree Sized Cactus
Height: 20 ft
Origin: Panama, Colombia
Garden Location: Back Visitor's Parking Lot Behind Big Rock


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Selenicereus megalanthus


Selenicereus megalanthusAccession Number: SELE-13-7-24-1
Author: (K. Schum. ex Vaupel) Moran
Common Name: Pitaya
Synonym: Hylocereus megalanthus
Habit: vine-like epiphytic cactus
Origin: Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru
Uses: Edible Fruit
Garden Location: Nursery