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Taxon: Pilosocereus polygonus (Lam.) Byles & G. D. Rowley

 
Genus: Pilosocereus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cereeae
Nomen number: 435220
Place of publication: Cact. Succ. J. Gr. Brit. 19:67. 1957
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Aug-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Aug-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • bahama dildo  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • key tree cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • robin tree cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola


References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  2. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)
  5. Zappi, D. C. 1994. Pilosocereus (Cactaceae): the genus in Brazil Succ. Pl. Res. 3:149-150.

Check other web resources for Pilosocereus polygonus (Lam.) Byles & G. D. Rowley :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?435220. Accessed 14 November 2018.