Pereskia quisqueyana Liogier 1980

Plants shrubby, 2-4 m (6.6-13 ft) tall; trunks to 25 cm (9.8 in) in diameter, greenish brown to brown, smooth. Leaves elliptic to obovate lance shaped, 3-5 cm (1.2-2 in) long, 2.53 cm (1-1.2 in) broad, with petioles. Areoles producing only spines. Spines 0-4 on twigs, 1-1.5 cm (0.4-0.6 in) long, straw colored to brown. Spines as many as 120 on trunks, 26 cm (0.8-2.4 in) long. Flowers unisexual, pink, 5-7 cm (22.8 in) in diameter. Fruits, seeds not known. Distribution: at sea level only in the southeastern part of the Dominican Republic. Pereskia quisqueyana is only known from the type locality and is closely related to P. zinniiflora.

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