Definition of Selenicereus grandiflorus

1. Noun. Tropical American climbing cactus having triangular branches; often cultivated for its large showy night-blooming flowers followed by yellow red-streaked fruits.

Exact synonyms: Queen Of The Night
Generic synonyms: Night-blooming Cereus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Selenicereus Grandiflorus

Selar
Selar crumenophthalmus
Selcraig
Seldinger technique
Select
Selected Area Electron Diffraction
Selective Service System
Selects
Selena
Selenarctos
Selenarctos thibetanus
Selene
Selene setapinnis
Selene vomer
Selenicereus
Selenicereus grandiflorus (current term)
Selenipedium
Selenomonas
Seles
Seleucus
Seleucus I
Seleucus I Nicator
Selina
Selivanoff's test
Seljuckian
Seljuk
Seljukian
Seljuks
Seljuq
Seljuqian

Literary usage of Selenicereus grandiflorus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose (1920)
"(2) Tip of branch of Selenicereus grandiflorus. (3) Fruit of Selenicereus grandiflorus 198 PLATE 34. Flowering branch of Selenicereus ..."

2. National Institutes of Health Bulletin by National Institutes of Health (U.S.) (1920)
"... is Selenicereus grandiflorus (Lin.) Britton and Rose. The names given in the NF, IV, are only synonyms and should not bo used.—Drug. Circ. 1917, v. ..."

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