⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record tro-5103144, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Cleistocactus samaipatanus (Cárdenas) D.R.Hunt.
The record derives from Tropicos which reports it as a synonym (record 5103144) with original publication details: Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 23: 93, f. 44 93 1951.