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Acanthocereus tetragonus
(Cactaceae)

 
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Species description or overview

Acanthocereus tetragonus information from PIER
Information on Acanthocereus tetragonus as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).

Acanthocereus tetragonus description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Acanthocereus tetragonus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Acanthocereus tetragonus
Nomenclatural information about Acanthocereus tetragonus is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Acanthocereus tetragonus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Acanthocereus tetragonus--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Acanthocereus tetragonus information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Acanthocereus tetragonus, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Acanthocereus tetragonus
Nomenclatural information about Acanthocereus tetragonus is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Acanthocereus tetragonus (Cactaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Acanthocereus tetragonus as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Acanthocereus tetragonus impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Acanthocereus tetragonus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Control methods

Acanthocereus tetragonus management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Acanthocereus tetragonus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Acanthocereus tetragonus information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Acanthocereus tetragonus in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Acanthocereus tetragonus images from PIER
Images of Acanthocereus tetragonus provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Acanthocereus tetragonus information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Acanthocereus tetragonus in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Acanthocereus tetragonus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Acanthocereus tetragonus--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Acanthocereus tetragonus worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Acanthocereus tetragonus is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Experts

Acanthocereus tetragonus contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Acanthocereus tetragonus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Acanthocereus tetragonus references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Acanthocereus tetragonus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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