Pilosocereus

Pilosocereus (from Latin, "hairy cereus") is a genus of cactus native to the Neotropics. Tree cactus is a common name for Pilosocereus species.[2]

Pilosocereus
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Pilosocereus catingicola
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Pilosocereus

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Synonyms

Pilocereus K.Schum.
Pseudopilocereus Buxb.[1]

The commonly cultivated Pilosocereus pachycladus (syn. Pilosocereus azureus) is a blue cactus with hairy areoles that emit golden spines.

SynonymyEdit

The genera Pilocereus K.Schum. and Pseudopilocereus Buxb. are synonyms of this genus.[1]

SpeciesEdit

Species as of 2021:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Pilosocereus Byles & G. D. Rowley". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2005-02-01. Archived from the original on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2009-12-04.
  2. ^ USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Pilosocereus". The PLANTS Database (plants.usda.gov). Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 3 October 2015.
  3. ^ Korotkova, Nadja; Aquino, David; Arias, Salvador; Eggli, Urs; Franck, Alan; Gómez-Hinostrosa, Carlos; Guerrero, Pablo C.; Hernández, Héctor M.; Kohlbecker, Andreas; Köhler, Matias; Luther, Katja; Majure, Lucas C.; Müller, Andreas; Metzing, Detlev; Nyffeler, Reto; Sánchez, Daniel; Schlumpberger, Boris; Berendsohn, Walter G. (2021-08-31). "Cactaceae at Caryophyllales.org – a dynamic online species-level taxonomic backbone for the family". Willdenowia. Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universitaet Berlin. 51 (2). doi:10.3372/wi.51.51208. ISSN 0511-9618.
  4. ^ Pierre J. Braun, E. Esteves, R. Esteves: Pilosocereus jauruensis subsp. cincinnopetalus (Cactaceae), eine neue Sippe aus Dem mittleren Westen Brasiliens. In: Kakteen und andere Sukkulenten. Band 72, Nr. 3, 2020, S. 73–77.

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