Cereus jamacaru DC.
  • Prodr.
  • Mandacaru, Mandacaru-de-boi, Mandacaru-facheiro, Mandacaru-de-faixo, Cardeiro, Jamacaru, Jamaracurú, Jumucurú, Jumarucú, Cumbeba, Urumbeba


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Cereus jamacaru DC. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000597243. Accessed on: 23 Oct 2021'

Morphology

Shrub or tree, up to 5 m high. Ribs on stems 4-10, mostly 5, 40 mm deep; areoles 25-50 mm apart, spines 10-15, yellow to brown, needle-shaped, short, sometimes 20-30 on old branches, some up to 200 mm long, plant sometimes almost spineless. Fruit red. Flowers white.

  • Provided by: [C].e-Flora of South Africa
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    • ]. 

    Habitat

    Escaped from cultivation, becoming a troublesome weed.

  • Provided by: [C].e-Flora of South Africa
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    Distribution

    Native to South America.

  • Provided by: [C].e-Flora of South Africa
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    • 1
    • ]. 

    Distribution Map

     
    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Alagoas
    • Bahia
    • Ceará
    • Maranh
    • Paraába
    • Pernambuco
    • Piauá
    • Rio Grande do Norte
    • Sergipe
    • Minas Gerais

    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Mandacaru, Mandacaru-de-boi, Mandacaru-facheiro, Mandacaru-de-faixo, Cardeiro, Jamacaru, Jamaracurú, Jumucurú, Jumarucú, Cumbeba, UrumbebaPortuguese

      Bibliography

    • 1 Herman, PPJ; Retief, E. 1997. Plants of thenorthern provinces of South Africa: keys and diagnostic characters. Strelitzia 6: 1 - 681. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • 2 Prodr.

     Information From

    Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
    http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br
    Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.147. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
    • A Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
    Cactaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
    • C All Rights Reserved
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    International Union for Conservation of Nature
    https://www.iucn.org/
    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
    • E All Rights Reserved
    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    https://www.iucnredlist.org/
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
    • F See IUCN Terms and conditions of use http://www.iucnredlist.org/info/terms-of-use
    Global Tree Search
    https://tools.bgci.org/global_tree_search.php
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • G Botanic Gardens Conservation International