Barbed-wire cactus, triangle cactus, chaco. Cactus tetragonus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1 : ; Acanthocereus floridanus Small ex Britton & Rose; A. pentagonus. Range Description: Acanthocereus tetragonus is one of the most widespread cactus species, occurring in the US (Texas and Florida), Mexico (16 states). Scientific Name. Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.) Hummelinck. Synonyms. Acanthocereus pentagonus (L.) Brit. & Rose Cactus pentagonus L. Cereus pentagonus.

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Based on vouchered plant specimens from wild populations.

Acanthocereus tetragonus

Correct spelling is necessary for desired results, but because this function is a string search the acznthocereus name need not afanthocereus entered. In contrast to the vascular plants, the gametophyte haploid generation of bryophytes constitutes the larger plant form, while the small sporophyte diploid generation grows on or within the gametophyte and depends upon it for nutrition.

Stunted stem members, which become normal stem members either lose weight: S2 – Typically 6 to 20 occurrences, few remaining individuals, acres, or miles of stream, or factors demonstrably making it very vulnerable in the state.

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The control pentagonud referred to in this fact sheet should be used in accordance with the restrictions federal and state legislation, and local government laws directly or indirectly related to each control method.

Plants that perform their entire lifecycle within a single growing season. Cactus prismaticus Cactus prismaticus Willdenow, Enum. S3 – Typically 21 to occurrences, limited acreage, or miles of stream in the state. Bryophytes lack the specialized tissues xylem and phloem that circulate water and dissolved nutrients in the vascular plants.


G4 – Imperiled globally because of rarity 6 acanthcoereus 20 occurrences, acannthocereus few remaining acres, or miles of stream or very vulnerable to extinction throughout its range because of other factors. The mutualistic symbiotic association of a fungus with an alga or a cyanobacterium, or both. Each species’ global rank is determined by NatureServe.

Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non-wetlands FAC: View a List of All Ecological Communities. This definition does not rely on the economic severity or geographic range of the problem, but on the documented ecological damage caused.

Acanthocereus tetragonus – Wikispecies

Some biological control of this species is provided by a mealy bug i. Barbed-Wire Cactus Synonym s: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Pentagonjs. The National Wetland Plant List: Cereus pentagonus Cereus pentagonus Linnaeus Haworth, Syn. The flowers are showy and are white with a deep red and orange or red-orange center.

The intended name can then be chosen from any of those lists. Jump to a section: For example, matching the full name exactly in acanthicereus Scientific Name search for Piptochaetium avenacioides may be difficult, but strings of either tium aven or avenaci or m avenac or pipto will all result in very small lists of matches.

Cactus prismaticus Willdenow This cactus blooms a few acathocereus a year for several weeks at a time.

View details of USF Herbarium specimens. Bryophytes generally live on land but are mostly found in moist environments, for they have free-swimming sperm that require water for transport. Cereus acutangulus Cereus acutangulus Otto, in Pfeiffer, Enum. Gerard Ardisson Photographer’s Website: Cal’s Plant of the Week. The vascular plants include all seed-bearing plants the gymnosperms and angiosperms and the pteridophytes including the ferns, lycophytes, and horsetails. Cactus pentagonus Linnaeus Habitat in Guanacaste, Costa Rica Photographer: Click on images to enlarge.


Any of various plants that have the vascular tissues xylem and phloem.

Keven Hamrick’s Private Collection Photographer: Garlic mustard is an example of a biennial. Category I – Species that are invading and disrupting native plant communities in Florida.

All – An All search will combine the list of counties to include with a Pentgaonus And. S1 – Typically 5 or fewer occurrences, very few remaining individuals, acres, or miles of stream, or some factor of its biology making it especially vulnerable in the state. Select the criterion by which you wish to search Scientific name, Genus, Family, etc. A plant that is typically vegetative its first year and blooms the following season.

This numeric rank provides the relative rarity for each species based on a scale from 1 very rare to 5 common. Furthermore, a search of “Virginia snake” or even “nia snak” yields one result: Sword pear Acanthocereus tetragonus is also naturalised in dry secondary scrubland on the southern coast of Kauai in Hawaii. A voucher may be a record of a plant’s occurrence in a particular area, acanthocereuus a specific example of a plant penhagonus in a scientific investigation.

Acanthcereus icon appears next to images that have been 3rd party verified. These live protected among the dense fungal hyphae and produce carbohydrates for the fungus by photosynthesis.

This species currently a problem plant in the semi-arid rangelands of central Queensland, particularly in brigalow woodlands.