Pilosocereus

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Pilosocereus

Pilosocereus Byles & G.D.Rowley in Cact. Succ. J. Gr. Brit. 19: 66. 1957 sec. Franck 2021

Acknowledgments

Revised by Alan R. Franck

Notes

Key literature: Monograph by Zappi (1994); floristic treatments by Taylor & Zappi (2004), Franck & al. (2019).
Phylogenetics: Calvente & al. (2017) revealed a paraphyletic Pilosocereus. Recently, Lavor & al. (2020) proposed the new genus Xiquexique to accommodate species of Pilosocereus subgen. Gounellea.A

Bibliography

A. Köhler, M. 2021: Revisions of Airampoa, Brasiliopuntia, Opuntia, Salmonopuntia, Tacinga. – In: Korotkova N. & al., Cactaceae at Caryophyllales.org – a dynamic online species-level taxonomic backbone for the family. – Willdenowia 51: 251-270