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Hylocereus undatus

Hylocereus undatus (Haw.) Britton & Rose

Cereus undatus Haw.

Dragon Fruit, Pitaya

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderCaryophyllalesIncludes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants
FamilyCactaceaeSucculent (water-storing) plants, often spiny
GenusHylocereus
Speciesundatus

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Hylocereus undatus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Nov 2013.

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Hylocereus undatus (Dragon Fruit, Pitaya)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA

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