Binomial name: Cereus triangularis Haw.

This succulent plant is a climbing cactus whose stems are triangular.

Origin: it is native to Mexico, Colombia, Central America and the Antilles.

Medicinal values: it has a very low energetic level; therefore it is suitable to people submitted to a losing weight treatment.

Caloric value per 100 g: 50 kcal

Varieties: yellow and red Pitahaya.