EPPO Global Database

Hylocereus undatus(HCRUN)

Overview
Code created in: 2001-09-29

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: HCRUN
  • Preferred name: Hylocereus undatus
  • Authority: (Haworth) Britton & Rose

Notes

Mexico, Central America. Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Mediterranean, Bangladesh, China (including Taiwan), Indochina, South Africa, USA (Florida), Caribbean, South America (Colombia, eastern Brazil)


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Selenicereus undatus (Haworth) Hunt

Common names
Name Language
chalice flower English
dragon fruit English
night-blooming cereus English (US)
pitaya English
strawberry-pear English
Pitaya German
pitahaya French
pitahaya Spanish (HN)
reina de la noche Spanish
cacto-barse Portuguese
cacto-trepador Portuguese
dama-da-noite Portuguese
rainha-de-noite Portuguese