This introduced vine or climber is commonly known as climbing cactus.
Reported at 2 Fraser Coast localities: Howard, Point Vernon.
It has not been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is not listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act this taxon is not classified as it is not native to Queensland.
Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Acanthocereus tetragonus is described as a "higher dicot" in the Cactaceae family.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.