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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2802422, and has not been changed.

L Espostoa melanostele (Vaupel) Borg is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Cacti 112 1937.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Binghamia melanostele (Vaupel) Britton & Rose Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Cephalocereus melanostele Vaupel Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Cereus melanostele (Vaupel) A.Berger Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Cereus melanostele (Vaupel) Werderm. Synonym L TRO
Espostoa haagei (Poselg. ex Rümpler.) Borg Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Espostoa melanostele f. inermis (Backeb.) Krainz Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Haageocereus melanostele (Vaupel) W.T. Marshall Synonym L TRO
Pseudoespostoa melanostele (Vaupel) Backeb. Synonym L TRO
Pseudoespostoa melanostele var. inermis Backeb. Synonym L TRO

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