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Queen of the Night Night Blooming Cereus

Selenicereus

Description:

Clambering plants with flat to angled stems, producing aerial roots. Areoles may be with or without spines. Flowers are large and nocturnal, pollinated by moths or rarely bats. The receptacle bears small bracts, hairs and usually spines. Fruits bear numerous spines. Flowers are generally produced in abundance with mature plants and are typically white and are very fragrant and only last a single night in most species.

Habitat:

Potted plant in wildlife habitat yard.

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Sep 30, 2013
Submitted on Sep 30, 2013

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