Taxon profile


Key Tree Cactus
Pilosocereus polygonus (Lamarck) Byles & G.D. Rowley

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Cactaceae »  genus Pilosocereus - tree cactus

Scientific synonyms

Pilosocereus bahamensis (Britt.) Byles & Rowley
Cephalocereus deeringii Small
Cereus robinii var. deeringii (Small) L. Benson
Pilosocereus robinii var. deeringii (Small) Kartesz & Gandhi
Cephalocereus keyensis Britt. & Rose
Cereus robinii var. keyensis (Britt. & Rose) L. Benson ex Long & Lakela
Pilocereus robinii Lem.
Cereus robinii (Lem.) L. Benson
Pilosocereus robinii (Lem.) Byles & Rowley

Least Concern


Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [152020]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Pilosocereus polygonus (Lam.) Byles & G.D.Rowley]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Pilosocereus robinii (Lem.) Byles & G.D. Rowley]
Data retrieved on: 1 April 2020

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