EPPO Global Database

Acanthocereus tetragonus(ACTPE)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-04-09

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ACTPE
  • Preferred name: Acanthocereus tetragonus
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Hummelinck

Notes

USA (south), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest)


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Acanthocereus pentagonus (Linnaeus) Britton & Rose
Cactus tetragonus Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
barbed-wire cactus English
barbwire acanthocereus English
triangle cactus English (US)
liane raquette French
chaco Spanish
dildo espinoso Spanish
pitahaya Spanish (MX)
pitajaya Spanish (GT)
saite Spanish (MX)