Hylocereus escuintlensis Kimnach 1984

Plants climbing or sprawling, intricately branched, to 5 m (16 ft) or more long. Stems three-angled with concave faces, 10-30 cm (3.9-12 in) or more long, 3-4 cm (1.2-1.6 in) wide, marginally acute with low lobes. Spines 1-2, awl shaped, acute, thickened basally, brown, 1-1.5 mm long. Flowers borne subapically, creamy white within, greenish yellow with red on outside, 28-31 cm (11-12 in) long; floral tubes strongly curved upward. Fruits oblong, purplish red, not fragrant, with little flavor, 9 cm (3.5 in) long. Distribution: Guatemala.

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