General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Nocturnal
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Pollinators: Bats
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Common names
  • Alastrado
  • Xique-Xique das Pedras
  • Xiquixique
  • Xique-Xique
  • Chique-Chique
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Xiquexique gounellei subsp. gounellei
  • Synonym: Pilosocereus gounellei

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