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Family: CACTACEAE 

 Peniocereus maculatus
 
  
Author:  Ladislaus Cutak 1951
Family:  Cactaceae
Habitat:  Guerrero, Mexico
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  7 centimetres
Height:  2 meters
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Cereus maculatus Weingart 1933. Acanthocereus maculatus Bravo 1933
   This member of the Cactaceae family was given this name by Ladislaus Cutak in 1951. It is found in Guerrero in Mexico, growing in grit with little water and some sun. The caudex can grow up to seven centimetres in diameter, the leaves/stems up to 2 meters long. The nocturnal flowers are large and white.