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Praecereus euchlorus ssp. smithianus
Scientific Name: Praecereus euchlorus ssp. smithianus (Britton & Rose) N.P.Taylor
Synonym: Monvillea smithiana, Praecereus smithianus, Pilocereus smithianus, Cephalocereus smithianus, Cereus smithianus
Family: Cactaceae
Praecereus  euchlorus ssp. smithianus
An antique picture, as Cephalocereus smithianus, in Britton and Rose's The Cactaceae
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure:

Origin: Venezuela, Trinidad

Growth Habits: Branched dark green stems, up to 3 inches in diameter (8 cm), 8 ribs, 12 spines, central one up to 1.6 inches long.

Watering Needs:


Flower and fruit, as Cephalocereus smithianus, in Britton and Rose's The Cactaceae

Blooming Habits:
Nocturnal flowers, 4 inches long, followed by oval yellowish fruits

Fruiting Habits:

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