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Cereus guentheri (Kupper) Werderm.
Neue Kakteen 72 1931 ("guntheri ")

Accepted Scientific Name: Espostoa guentheri (Kupper) Buxb.
Oesterr. Bot. Z. 106: 155. 1959 nom. inval.

Cereus guentheri (Espostoa guentheri) Photo by: Tony Mace
The first flower on a 3 metres tall specimen produced in October 2003. The cephalium growth started approximately one year earlier and is however already showing some of the intense colouration for which the species is well known. Interestingly the flower stayed open for two nights probably because of the cool weather.


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Common Names include:
SPANISH (Español): Cola de zona, Cola de zorro

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Espostoa guentheri group

18992 giuseppe2 Giuseppe Distefano
Cereus guentheri (Espostoa guentheri) Photo by: Giuseppe Distefano
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