Pilosocereus polygonus

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Pilosocereus polygonus
Pilosocereus polygonus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cereeae
Subtribus: Cereinae
Genus: Pilosocereus
Subgenus: P. subg. Pilosocereus
Species: Pilosocereus polygonus

Name[edit]

  • Pilosocereus polygonus (Lam.) Byles & G.D.Rowley, Cact. Succ. J. Gr. Brit. 19: 67. 1957.
    • Lectotype: Plumier, Pl. Amer. t. 196. 1759. Lectotypified by Zappi, Pilosocereus 149. 1994.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Cactus polygonus Lam.; Encyc. 1: 539 (1783)
  • Cephalocereus monoclonos (DC.) Britton & Rose; Contrib. U. S. Nat. Herb. 12: 418 (1909)
  • Cephalocereus polygonus (Lam.) Britton & Rose; Contrib. U. S. Nat. Herb. 12: 418 (1909)
  • Cephalocereus schlumbergeri (F.A.C.Weber ex K.Schum.) Urb.; Symb. Antill. 8: 464 (1920)
  • Cereus monoclonus DC.; Prod. 3: 464 (1828)
  • Cereus polygonus (Lam.) DC.; Prodr. 3: 466 (1828)
  • Pilocereus monoclonos (DC.) F.M.Knuth; Backeb. & F. M. Knuth, Kaktus-ABC, 332 (1935)
  • Pilocereus polygonus Salm-Dyck; Cact. Hort. Dyck. 24
  • Pilocereus schlumbergeri F.A.C.Weber ex K.Schum.; Gesamtbeschr. Kakt. 3: 186 (1897)
  • Pilosocereus monoclonos (DC.) Byles & G.D.Rowley; Cact. & Succ. Journ. Brit. 19: 67 (1957)

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Hispaniola (Dominican Republic, Haiti)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Bahama Dildo, Key Tree Cactus, Robin Tree Cactus
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