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 Vernacular names
APG III Classification: DomainEukaryota • (unranked)Archaeplastida • RegnumPlantae • Cladusangiosperms • Claduseudicots • Claduscore eudicots • OrdoCaryophyllales • FamiliaCactaceae • SubfamiliaCactoideae • TribusHylocereeae • Genus: Hylocereus (A.Berger) Britton & Rose (1909)
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Included species (for NCBI):
H. costaricensis, H. ocamponis, H. peruvianus, H. polyrhizus, H. triangularis, H. trigonus, H. undatus
Included species:
H. calcaratus, H. costaricensis, H. escuintlensis, H. guatemalensis, H. minutiflorus, H. monacanthus, H. ocamponis, H. purpusii, H. stenopterus, H. triangularis, H. trigonus, H. undatus



For the fruits:

System-search.svgSee also category: Pitaya


  1. Edward F. Anderson: Das große Kakteen-Lexikon, Eugen Ulmer, Stuttgart, 2005, p.344–346, ISBN 3-8001-4573-1