Taxon: Espostoopsis dybowskii (Rol.-Goss.) Buxb.

Genus: Espostoopsis
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Nomen number: 410710
Place of publication: Kakteen 38/39: Gen. CVa. 1968
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed14, as Austrocephalocereus dybowskii)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil Bahia

  • Cultivated


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Hunt, D. CITES Cactaceae checklist. 1992 (CITES Cact L)
  • Taylor, N. & D. Zappi Cacti of eastern Brazil. 2004 (Cact EBrazil)


Check other web resources for Espostoopsis dybowskii (Rol.-Goss.) Buxb. :

  • 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.