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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2730825, with some changes.

M Coleocephalocereus fluminensis (Miq.) Backeb. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Cactaceae (Berlin) 1941(2): 53 1942.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Austrocephalocereus fluminensis (Miq.) Buxb. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cactus melocactus (K. Schum.) Vell. Synonym M TRO
Cephalocereus fluminensis (Miq.) Britton & Rose Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cephalocereus melocactus K.Schum. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cereus fluminensis Miq. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cereus melocactus Vell. Synonym M TRO
Coleocephalocereus fluminensis var. paulensis (F.Ritter) P.J.Braun Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Coleocephalocereus fluminensis subsp. paulensis (F.Ritter) P.J.Braun & Esteves Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Coleocephalocereus paulensis F.Ritter Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Pilocereus vellozii Lem. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)

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