One of the strangest plants of the desert, the night blooming cereus, is a member of the cactus family that resembles nothing more than a dead bush most of the year.
Cereus, a genus of sea anemones in the family Sagartiidae; Cereus, a genus of cacti (the family Cactaceae) Ceroid cactus, any of a number of cacti with very elongated ...
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Set potted night-blooming cereus plants in an area that receives all-day, filtered sunlight, bright but indirect sunlight, or morning sun and afternoon shade.
Night-blooming cereus is the common name referring to a large number of flowering ceroid cacti that bloom at night. The flowers are short lived, and some of these ...
Earlier in cactus taxonomy, Cereus is a name that has been applied to nearly all known cactus species that were ribbed, columnar plants. Many of these plants have ...
noun, plural cereuses. 1. any of various plants of the genus Cereus, of the cactus family, having large, usually white, funnel-shaped flowers. 2. any of several ...
Bacillus cereus. Bacillus cereus or B. cereus is a type of bacteria that produces toxins. These toxins can cause two types of illness: one type characterized by ...
cereus: see cactus cactus, any plant of the family Cactaceae, a large group of succulents found almost entirely in the New World. A cactus plant is conspicuous for ...
ce·re·us (sîr′ē-əs) n. Any of various cacti that belong to or formerly belonged to the genus Cereus, such as a night-blooming cereus. [New Latin Cēreus, genus ...