EPPO Global Database

Selenicereus grandiflorus(SNRGR)

Code created in: 2001-09-30

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SNRGR
  • Preferred name: Selenicereus grandiflorus
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Britton & Rose


Mexico, Central America. Cultivated as a flowering cactus. Introduced in USA (Florida), Caribbean

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cactus grandiflorus Linnaeus
Cereus grandiflorus (Linnaeus) Miller

Common names
Name Language
night-blooming cereus English
queen of the night English
Königin der Nacht German
cierge à grandes fleurs French
fleur d'amour French
reine de la nuit French
cardón Spanish
reina de la noche Spanish
reina de las flores Spanish
cacto grandifloro Italian
sírio-do-méxico Portuguese