Weberocereus panamensis Britton Rose 1920

Plants epiphytic, pendent shrubs. Stems strongly three-angled, sometimes flattened, 1-2 cm (0.4-0.8 in) wide, acute and indented marginally. Areoles small, somewhat sunken, partly hidden by small thick scales. Spines usually absent, sometimes 1-3, yellowish, short. Flowers borne near the stem tips, white, 4-7 cm (1.6-2.8 in) long; pericarpels tubercu-late, with scales and long white hairs. Fruits red, tubercled, 2-3 cm (0.8-1.2 in) in diameter. Distribution: Panama. Weberocereus panamensis is poorly understood.

Weberocereus rosei (Kimnach) Buxbaum 1978 Eccremocactus rose/ Kimnach 1962, Cryptocereus rosei (Kimnach) Backeberg 1963

Plants lithophytic, ascending to erect, then pendent, branching basally. Stems rounded basally for 1-5 cm (0.4-2 in), then flattened for as much as 90 cm (35 in) or more, 4-8 cm (1.6-3.1 in) wide, with prominent midribs, scalloped margins with lobes projecting 3-6 mm. Areoles with little wool. Spines 0-7, needle-like, stiff, white to dark brown, 1-4 mm long. Flowers borne singly near the stem tips, slightly fragrant, tubular funnelform, greenish cream to pinkish, 5.5-7 cm (2.2-2.8 in) long; pericarpels tuberculate, with bracts and numerous spines. Fruits magenta, 4.5 cm (1.8 in) long, without fragrance. Distribution: Ecuador.

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