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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2701125, and has not been changed.

M Carnegiea gigantea (Engelm.) Britton & Rose is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Carnegiea (family Cactaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: J. New York Bot. Gard. 9: 188 1908.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Carnegiea gigantea f. aberrans P.V.Heath Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Carnegiea gigantea f. cristata P.V.Heath Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Cereus giganteus Engelm. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Pilocereus engelmannii Lem. Synonym M TRO
Pilocereus giganteus Rumpler Synonym M TRO

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