Description: a creeping genus with large, white, nocturnal flowers. It is now part of Peniocereus.
Soil: basic mix.
Location: grow in dappled light.
Temperature: minimum temperature of 10°C (50°F).
Cultivation tips: propagation is from cuttings.
Main species of Nyctocereus: Nyctocereus serpentinus, syn. Peniocereus s; Nyctocereus hirschtianus, with fragrant flowers.