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Family: CACTACEAE 

 Peniocereus fosterianus
 
 
Author:   Ladislaus Cutak, 1945
Family:  Cactaceae
Origin:  Guerrero, Mexico
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  12 centimetres
Height:  1,2 meters
Flower:  White
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -
   This member of the Cactaceae family was described by Ladislaus Cutak in 1945. It is found in Guerrero in Mexico, growing in grit with little water and some to much sun. The caudex can grow up to twelve centimetres in diameter, the leaves/stems up to 1,2 meters long. The nocturnal flowers are large and white.

The genera name from pene; 'thread' and Cereus another member of the Cactaceae family, as to plant form. The species name after Mulford B. Foster, 1888-1978, an US-American plantsman and Bromeliad specialist.

 
One way of propagating is those shoots which quite easily fall of.   P. fosterianus var. nizandensis by Juergen Menzel, Cactiguide.com