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Dragon Fruit

Hylocereus undatus (Haw.) Britton & Rose

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Hylocereus undatus (Dragon Fruit) is a species of tree in the family cacti. They are climbers. They are listed in cites appendix ii. They are native to The Neotropics. They have photosynthetic stem leaves.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_II
  • Definition: Appendix II lists species that are not necessarily now threatened with extinction but that may become so unless trade is closely controlled. It also includes so-called "look-alike species", i.e. species whose specimens in trade look like those of species listed for conservation reasons. International trade in specimens of Appendix-II species may be authorized by the granting of an export permit or re-export certificate. No import permit is necessary for these species under CITES (although a permit is needed in some countries that have taken stricter measures than CITES requires). Permits or certificates should only be granted if the relevant authorities are satisfied that certain conditions are met, above all that trade will not be detrimental to the survival of the species in the wild. (See Article IV of the Convention)
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/23704/legal
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of dragon fruit. View this species on GBIF