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Cereus peruvianus f. tortulosus

Family: CACTACEAE

= Cereus forbesii cv. Spiralis

Accepted Scientific Name: Cereus hankeanus
Gesamtbeschr. Kakt. i. 88. 1897

Cereus peruvianus f. tortulosus (Cereus forbesii cv. Spiralis) Photo by: Cactus Art
A glaucous-green screw in the sky!

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Cereus hankeanus F.A.C.Weber ex K.Schum.
Gesamtbeschr. Kakt. i. 88. 1897
Synonymy: 6 Cultivars (1):
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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Cereus validus group

  • Cereus forbesii Otto: shrubby or treelike up to 7 m tall. Ribs 4 to 8. Radial spines 2-5, to 2 cm long, centrals 1-3, stouter than the radials. Distribution: Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay.
  • Cereus forbesii cv. Spiralis: Distribution: Brazil?

1393 cactus-art Cactus Art
The original plant from Brazil. (Photo of unknown origin from the web) (Cereus forbesii cv. Spiralis) Photo by: Cactus Art
22214 flavio Flavio Agrosi
Cereus peruvianus f. tortulosus (Cereus forbesii cv. Spiralis) Photo by: Flavio Agrosi

1390 cactus-art Cactus Art
This is a very nice plant. The ribs grow in a spiral (Cereus forbesii cv. Spiralis) Photo by: Cactus Art
24648 flavio Flavio Agrosi
Cereus peruvianus f. tortulosus (Cereus forbesii cv. Spiralis) Photo by: Flavio Agrosi

14934 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Cereus peruvianus f. tortulosus (Cereus forbesii cv. Spiralis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
27594 alexander Alexander Arzberger
Cereus peruvianus f. tortulosus (Cereus forbesii cv. Spiralis) Photo by: Alexander Arzberger

22224 flavio Flavio Agrosi
Cereus peruvianus f. tortulosus (Cereus forbesii cv. Spiralis) Photo by: Flavio Agrosi
18171 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Cereus peruvianus f. tortulosus (Cereus forbesii cv. Spiralis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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by Cactus Art
In the beginning the seedlings have ordinary straight ribs, but start to develop spirals when they reach the height of 10 cm.
by Cactus Art

by Andrea B.

by Valentino Vallicelli
A cutting.
by Cactus Art
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