Definition of night-blooming cereus in English:

night-blooming cereus

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noun

  • A tropical climbing cactus with aerial roots and heavily scented flowers that open only at night and are typically pollinated by bats.
    • Genera Hylocereus and Selenicereus, family Cactaceae: several species, in particular H. undatus
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    • I had seen one in bloom in the Exotic Items Collection of the SNW National Botanical Gardens: the rare night-blooming cereus.
    • The night-blooming cereus likes dappled shade in the summer and a sunny window in the winter.
    • From time to time, night-blooming cereus that is growing in pots will need to be repotted.

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