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Noun: night-blooming cereus
  1. Any of several night-blooming cacti of the genus Selenicereus
  2. Any of several cacti of the genus Hylocereus
  3. Any of several cacti of the genus Cereus
Noun: hedgehog cereus
  1. Cactus of the genus Echinocereus
Noun: Cereus
  1. Genus of much-branched treelike or shrubby cacti with pronounced ribs and rounded needlelike spines and nocturnal flowers usually white
    - genus Cereus

Type of: cactus, caryophylloid dicot genus

Part of: Cactaceae, cactus family, Echinocereus, family Cactaceae, genus Echinocereus, genus Hylocereus, genus Selenicereus, Hylocereus, Selenicereus

Encyclopedia: Night-blooming cereus