Selenicereus stenopterus

Selenicereus stenopterus (F.A.C.Weber) D.R.Hunt ()
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🌵 BasionymCereus stenopterus ()
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Greek stenos ‘narrow’ + Greek pteron ‘wing’. For the shape of the ribs. Weber stated the species is “[c]haracterized by its 3 ribs or wings, very thin, compressed” (“Caractérisé par ses 3 côtes ou ailes, très minces, comprimées”).

How to cite

Maarten H.J. van der Meer (2022 Feb 05). Selenicereus stenopterus. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from