Acanthocereus tetragonus

Family:CACTACEAE
Species:Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.)Hummelinck
Common Name:TRIANGLE CACTUS; DILDOE CACTUS; BARBED-WIRE CACTUS
Plant Notes:**
Status:Native, Threatened-State, FAC (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyCACTACEAE
Genus Acanthocereus
Species Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.)Hummelinck - TRIANGLE CACTUS; DILDOE CACTUS; BARBED-WIRE CACTUS

Citation

Citation ACANTHOCEREUS TETRAGONUS (Linnaeus) Hummelinck, Succulenta (Netherlands) 20: 165. 1938.
Basionym: Cactus tetragonus Linnaeus 1753.
Type: CURACAO: Without data, Hummelinck 196 (neotype: U). Neotypified by Hummelinck, Succulenta (Netherlands) 20: 165. 1938.

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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Collier USF  
Lee USF  
Martin Lit Lit: L. D. Benson, Cacti U.S. Canada 563. 1982.
Miami-Dade FLAS  
Monroe Keys USF  
Monroe Mainland USF  
Palm Beach FLAS  
St. Lucie FLAS  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Acanthocereus floridanus Acanthocereus floridanus Small ex Britton & Rose, Cact. 4: 276. 1923. TYPE: FLORIDA: Monroe Co.: Key Largo, Dec 1917, Small s.n. (lectotype: NY). Lectotypified by L. D. Benson, Cacti U.S. Canada 935. 1982.
Acanthocereus pentagonus Acanthocereus pentagonus (Linnaeus) Britton & Rose, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 432. 1909.BASIONYM: Cactus pentagonus Linnaeus 1753. 
Cactus pentagonus Cactus pentagonus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 467. 1753.  
Cactus tetragonus Cactus tetragonus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 466. 1753. TYPE: CURACAO: Without data, Hummelinck 196 (neotype: U). Neotypified by Hummelinck, Succulenta (Netherlands) 20: 165. 1938.
Cereus pentagonus Cereus pentagonus (Linnaeus) Haworth, Syn. Pl. Succ. 180. 1812.BASIONYM: Cactus pentagonus Linnaeus 1753. 
Cereus tetragonus Cereus tetragonus (Linnaeus) Miller, Gard. Dict., ed. 8. 1768.BASIONYM: Cactus tetragonus Linnaeus 1753. 
Cactus prismaticus Cactus prismaticus Willdenow, Enum. Pl., Suppl. 32. 1814.  
Cereus acutangulus Cereus acutangulus Otto, in Pfeiffer, Enum. Diagn. Cact. 107. 1837. TYPE: MEXICO:
Cereus dussii Cereus dussii K. Schumann, Gesamtbeschr. Kakt. 89. 1897. TYPE: GUADELOUPE:
Cereus nitidus Cereus nitidus Salm-Reifferscheid-Dyck, Cact. Hort. Dyck. 1849: 211. 1850. TYPE: VENEZUELA:
Cereus prismaticus Cereus prismaticus (Willdenow) Haworth, Suppl. Pl. Succ. 77. 1819.BASIONYM: Cactus prismaticus Willdenow 1814. 
Cereus sirul Cereus sirul F. A. C. Weber, in Gosselin, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 10: 384. 1904. TYPE: MEXICO:
Cereus vasmerae Cereus vasmerae M. J. Young, Fl. Texas 276. 1873. TYPE: TEXAS: Fayette Co.: Near La Grange,