This name is a synonym of Pilosocereus moritzianus (Otto) Byles & G.D.Rowley.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Cacti ed. 2: 149 1951.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:52132-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2709486, and has not been changed.