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Cremnocereus M.Lowry, Winberg & Gut.Romero in Bradleya 35: 254. 2017 sec. Lowry & Winberg 20171 wfo-4001303177
      Type: Cremnocereus albipilosus M.Lowry & Winberg
  • 1. Lowry, M. & Winberg, M. 2017: Cremnocereus albipilosus: an incredible new columnar cactus from Bolivia. – Bradleya 35: 252-256


Monotypic, only recently described genus of columnar cacti from the Montane Dry Forest of Bolivia. So far, it has not been sampled in any published phylogenetic analysis; unpublished sequence data of Schlumpberger & al. confirm that it is indeed a separate lineage.A

Taxon standing

Category E. No assessment of monophyly has yet been possible, because only a few species were sampled or no phylogenetic study has been conducted so far.


A. Schlumpberger, B. 2021: Revisions of Acanthocalycium, Echinopsis, Leucostele, Lobivia, Setiechinopsis, Soehrensia, Reicheocactus, Trichocereus. – In: Korotkova N. & al., Cactaceae at – a dynamic online species-level taxonomic backbone for the family. – Willdenowia 51: 251-270.