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Pilosocereus  Byles & G.D. Rowley
Taxonomic Serial No.: 19855

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pseudopilocereus Buxb.
  Common Name(s): tree cactus [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyCactaceae Juss. – cactus, cacti  
                               GenusPilosocereus Byles & G.D. Rowley – tree cactus  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Pilosocereus albisummus P.J. Braun & Esteves  
                                  Species Pilosocereus alensis (F.A.C. Weber ex Rol.-Goss.) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus arrabidae (Lem.) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus aureispinus (Buining & Brederoo) F. Ritter  
                                  Species Pilosocereus aurisetus (Werderm.) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus azulensis N.P. Taylor & Zappi  
                                  Species Pilosocereus bohlei Hofacker  
                                  Species Pilosocereus brasiliensis (Britton & Rose) Backeb.  
                                  Species Pilosocereus catingicola (Gürke) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus chrysacanthus (F.A.C. Weber) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus chrysostele (Vaupel) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus collinsii (Britton & Rose) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus densiareolatus F. Ritter  
                                  Species Pilosocereus diersianus (Esteves) P.J. Braun & Esteves  
                                  Species Pilosocereus flavipulvinatus (Buining & Brederoo) F. Ritter  
                                  Species Pilosocereus flexibilispinus P.J. Braun & Esteves  
                                  Species Pilosocereus floccosus (Backeb. & Voll) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus fulvilanatus (Buining & Brederoo) F. Ritter  
                                  Species Pilosocereus glaucochrous (Werderm.) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus gounellei (F.A.C. Weber ex K. Schum.) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus juaruensis (Buining & Brederoo) P.J. Braun & Esteves  
                                  Species Pilosocereus lanuginosus (L.) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus leucocephalus (Poselg.) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus machrisii (E.Y. Dawson) Backeb.  
                                  Species Pilosocereus magnificus (Buining & Brederoo) F. Ritter  
                                  Species Pilosocereus mollispinus P.J. Braun & Esteves  
                                  Species Pilosocereus multicostatus F. Ritter  
                                  Species Pilosocereus X occultiflorus P.J. Braun & Esteves  
                                  Species Pilosocereus oligolepis (Vapel) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus pachycladus F. Ritter  
                                  Species Pilosocereus parvus (Diers & Esteves) P.J. Braun & Esteves  
                                  Species Pilosocereus pentaedrophorus (Labour.) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus piauhyensis (Gürke) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus polygonus (Lam.) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus purpusii (Britton & Rose) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus pusillibaccatus P.J. Braun & Esteves  
                                  Species Pilosocereus quadricentralis (E.Y. Dawson) Backeb.  
                                  Species Pilosocereus robinii (Lem.) Byles & G.D. Rowley – Key tree cactus 
                                  Species Pilosocereus royenii (L.) Byles & G.D. Rowley – Royen's tree cactus 
                                  Species Pilosocereus splendidus F. Ritter  
                                  Species Pilosocereus X subsimilis Rizzini & A. Mattos  
                                  Species Pilosocereus tuberculatus (Werderm.) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus tweedyanus (Britton & Rose) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus ulei (K. Schum.) Byles & G.D. Rowley  
                                  Species Pilosocereus vilaboensis (Diers & Esteves) P.J. Braun & Esteves  

  Expert: Charles A. Butterworth, Ph.D.  
  Notes: ITIS Cactaceae Steward   
  Reference for: Pilosocereus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pilosocereus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Pilosocereus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Pilosocereus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hunt, David  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The New Cactus Lexicon: Text   
  Page(s): x + 373   
  Publisher: dh books   
  Publication Place: Milborne Port, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-9538134-5-2   
  Reference for: Pilosocereus   

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