Harrisia tetracantha

Familia: 
Cactaceae
Subfamilia: 
Cactoideae
Tribu: 
Trichocereeae

Harrisia tetracantha  Harrisia tetracanthaHarrisia tetracantha



Here we have a natural Harrisia of Bolivia. This plant has several synonyms, but today still listed as Harrisia tetracantha. It is a branched plant from the base in the shape of thorny tree and a considerable size, about 3 m. Its flowers are white and fragrant and provide food for the bees selfless, as in the image.