Genus: Pilosocereus Byles & G. D. Rowley

Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cereeae
Genus number: 9396
Last updated: 01-Feb-2005
Accession Count: 7 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family
  2. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  3. Leuenberger, B. E. 1987. A preliminary list of Cactaceae from the Guianas and recommendations for future collecting and preparation of specimens. Willdenowia 16:505.
  4. Taylor, N. P. & D. C. Zapp. 1989. An alternative view of generic delimitation and relationships in tribe Cereeae (Cactaceae). Bradleya 7:13-40.
  5. Zappi, D. C. 1994. Pilosocereus (Cactaceae): the genus in Brazil. Succ. Pl. Res. 3:1-160.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 8 August 2020.