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Related to Acanthocereus: Acanthocereus pentagonus, Acanthocereus tetragonus
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Synonyms for Acanthocereus

mostly trailing cacti having nocturnal white flowers

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Based on the structural characters used, it takes 5 steps longer to define Pachycereeae as monophyletic sensu Barthlott and Hunt (1993) but 36 steps longer to include Acanthocereus, Echinocereus, Leptocereus, Peniocereus, and Corryocactus as members of Pachycereeae as proposed by Anderson (2001).
The other members of the Echinocereeae tribe, Acanthocereus, Echinocereus, and Peniccereus, do not group together.
Names were updated following Anderson (2001) Species Source Acanthocereus Colombianus, A.