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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2711786, and has not been changed.

M Cereus diffusus (Britton & Rose) Werderm. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Neue Kakteen 69 1931.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Cereus brittonianus Werderm. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Monvillea brittoniana (Britton & Rose) Borg Synonym M TRO
Monvillea diffusa Britton & Rose Synonym M TRO
Monvillea maritima Britton & Rose Synonym M TRO
Monvillea maritima var. spinosior Backeb. Synonym L TRO
Monvillea pugionifera F. Ritter Synonym M TRO
Praecereus diffusus (Britton & Rose) N.P. Taylor Synonym M TRO
Praecereus euchlorus subsp. diffusus (Britton & Rose) N.P. Taylor Synonym L TRO
Praecereus maritimus (Britton & Rose) Buxb. Synonym M TRO

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