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Common name
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Acanthocereus pentagonus , (L.) Britton & Rose
Acanthocereus floridanus , Small
Cactus pentagonus , L.
Cereus pentagonus , L.
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Summary
Acanthocereus tetragonus is native to South America and Central America and is the most popular and largest cactus of its kind, growing from 2 to 7m tall. This cactus can form impenetrable thickets threatening native plants.

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Compiler: Comité français de l'UICN (IUCN French Committee) & IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG)

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Publication date: 2008-03-14

Recommended citation: Global Invasive Species Database (2020) Species profile: Acanthocereus tetragonus. Downloaded from http://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/species.php?sc=1248 on 30-05-2020.

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Bibliography
4 references found for Acanthocereus tetragonus

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ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System), 2008. Online Database Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.) Humm.
Summary: An online database that provides taxonomic information, common names, synonyms and geographical jurisdiction of a species. In addition links are provided to retrieve biological records and collection information from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Data Portal and bioscience articles from BioOne journals.
Available from: http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=181908 [Accessed 10 March 2008]
MacKee, H.S. 1994. Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultiv�es en Nouvelle-Cal�donie, 2nd edn. MNHN, Paris.
Summary: Cet ouvrage liste 1412 taxons (esp�ces, sous esp�ces et vari�t�s) introduits en Nouvelle-Cal�donie. L auteur pr�cise dans la majorit� des cas si l esp�ce est cultiv�e ou naturalis�e.
Meyer, J.-Y., Loope, L., Sheppard, A., Munzinger, J., Jaffre, T. 2006. Les plantes envahissantes et potentiellement envahissantes dans l archipel n�o-cal�donien : premi�re �valuation et recommandations de gestion. in M.-L. Beauvais et al. (2006) : Les esp�ces envahissantes dans l�archipel n�o-cal�donien, Paris, IRD �ditions, 260 p.+ c�d�rom.
PIER (Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk), 2007. Acanthocereus tetragonus.
Summary: Available from: http://www.hear.org/pier/species/acanthocereus_tetragonus.htm [Accessed 28 March 2008]
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