Hylocereus trigonus (Haw.) Saff. (Rep. (Annual) Board Regents Smithsonian Inst. 1908: 553. 1909.)
Localities: West Indies (endemic), Lesser Antilles (native) [Antigua, Grenada, Maria Galante,Martinique, Monserrat, Nevis, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Martin, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [ Hispaniola (native)[], Puerto Rico (native)[ Culebra, Magueyes, Mona, Vieques], Virgin Islands (native) (Guana Islands, St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda ) ],
Common Names: Cierge-lezard (L. Antilles), Cierge-liana (L. Antilles), Night blooming cactus (L. Antilles), Pitajaya (Puerto Rico), Pomme-jardon (L. Antilles), Viande cachon (Haiti),
Synonyms: Cereus trigonus Haw. (Syn. Pl. Succ. 181. 1812.), Hylocereus antiguensis Britton & Rose (Cactaceae 2: 193. 1920.),
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