Peniocereus greggii,
the queen of the night cactus



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Botanical Plates from The Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, 1859
Illustrated by Paulus Roetter, Steel engravings by Philibert and Eugène Picart of Paris, France
Vol. II “Botany of the Boundary. Cactaceae" by George Engelmann, M.D.

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pen and ink drawing of peniocereus greggii var. transmontanus
Cereus greggii var. transmontanus
© Lucretia Breazeale Hamilton
Pen and ink

hand-colored lithograph of drawing of peniocereus greggii var. transmontanus
Cereus greggii var. transmontanus
© Lucretia Breazeale Hamilton
© Edward Hamilton
Hand-colored lithograph

Works by Lucretia Breazeale Hamilton (1908–1986) from the illustrations collection at the University of Arizona Herbarium



Works by Ella Howard Estill (1860–1941) from the illustrations collection at the University of Arizona Herbarium



colored pencil drawing of peniocereus greggii fruits
Peniocereus greggii var. transmontanus fruits
© 2008 Margaret Pope
Colored pencil

colored pencil drawing of peniocereus greggii
Peniocereus greggii var. transmontanus
© 2009 Margaret Pope
Colored pencil

Works in colored pencil by Margaret Pope