Pilosocereus purpusii

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Pilosocereus purpusii


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 purpusii


Pilosocereus purpusii (Britton & Rose) Byles & G.D.Rowley, 1957


  • Cephalocereus purpusii Britton & Rose; Cactaceae, 2: 56 (1920)
  • Pilocereus purpusii (Britton & Rose) F.M.Knuth; Backeb. & F. M. Knuth, Kaktus-ABC, 333 (1935)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Mexico (Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Sinaloa, Zacatecas)

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


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