Selenicereus anthonyanus

Selenicereus anthonyanus (Alexander) D.R.Hunt ()
🌵 Author(s)
🌵 BasionymCryptocereus anthonyanus ()
🌵 Basionym author(s)
🌵 Type of Cryptocereus

Named for Dr. Harald E. Anthony, in whose collection the species first flowered. It is not named for Saint Anthony, as the English names Saint Anthony’s cactus, Saint Anthony’s zigzag cactus and Saint Anthony’s ric-rac cactus suggest.

How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, July 11). Selenicereus anthonyanus. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from