Weberocereus trichophorus H Johnson 8c Kimnach 1963

Plants climbing to pendent epiphytes, branching laterally and irregularly. Roots copious, aerial. Stems rounded on older portions, the younger faintly five-angled, stout, green, 8-12 mm (0.3-0.5 in) in diameter, with low ridges formed by inconspicuous tubercles. Areoles with spines and curly hairs. Spines 10-20, stiff, relatively strong, yellow, 3-12 mm (to 0.5 in) long; hairlike spines 30-40, 5-20 mm (0.2-0.8 in) long. Flowers borne singly, bell shaped to funnelform, with pungent odor, pink to purplish, 5.5-6 cm (2.2-2.4 in) long, to 3.5 cm (1.4 in) in diameter, floral tubes relatively short; pericarpels tuberculate, with bracts, masses of wool, and 15-18 hairlike spines. Fruits oblong, pinkish white to magenta or purplish red, to 3 cm (1.2 in) long. Distribution: Costa Rica.

Weberocereus tunilla (F. A. c. Weber) Britton 8c Rose 1909 Cereus tunilla F. A. C. Weber 1902 Cereus gonzalezii F. A. C. Weber 1902

Plants climbing, sprawling, or pendent, branching irregularly. Roots copious, aerial. Stems two- to six-angled with prominent tubercles beneath the areoles, fleshy, reddish green, margins entire or toothed, 6-23 mm (0.2-0.9 in) in diameter, when flattened to 25 mm (1 in) wide. Areoles woolly and with spines. Spines 4-20, radiate, bulbous basally, cream colored, becoming brownish with age, hairlike, somewhat curved, 3-5 mm long. Flowers borne singly, funnelform to bell shaped, with pungent odor, pink, 6-7 cm (2.42.8 in) long; pericarpels strongly tuberculate, with bracts, white wool, and 4-12 hairlike spines per areole. Fruits short oblong, pink, somewhat spiny, 4.5 cm (1.8 in) long, 3.5 cm (1.4 in) in diameter. Distribution: Costa Rica.

Weberocereus tunilla

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