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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: Trichocereinae
Genus: Trichocereus
Species: T. bridgesii – T. chalaensis – T. clavatus – T. glaucus – T. macrogonus – T. puquiensis – T. scopulicola – T. uyupampensis – T. vatteri

Source(s) of checklist:
Checklist based uncritically on accepted species according to Schlumpberger (2012)


Trichocereus (A.Berger) Riccob. (1909)


  • Basionym
    • Cereus subg. Trichocereus A.Berger, Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 16: 73. 1905.
  • Homotypic
    • Echinopsis subg. Trichocereus (A.Berger) Molinari & Mayta, Succulentopi@ 14: 11. 2015.


  • Riccobono, V. 1909. Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Palermo 8: 236.
  • Schlumpberger, B.O. & Renner, S.S. 2012. Molecular phylogenetics of Echinopsis (Cactaceae): Polyphyly at all levels and convergent evolution of pollination modes and growth forms. American Journal of Botany 99(8):1335-1349 [1].
  • Schlumpberger, B.O. 2012. New combinations in the Echinopsis alliance Cactaceae Systematics Initiatives 28: 29–31.
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