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M Cephalocereus senilis (Haw.) Pfeiff. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Allg. Gartenzeitung 6: 142 1838.

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


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cactus bradypus Lehm. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cactus senilis Haw. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cephalocereus senilis f. cristatus (Mathsson) P.V.Heath Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Cephalocereus senilis f. fasciatus P.V.Heath Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Cephalophorus senilis (Haw.) Lem. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cereus bradypus (Lehm.) Steud. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cereus senilis (Haw.) Salm-Dyck ex DC. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Echinocactus senilis (Haw.) Beaton Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Echinocactus staplesiae Tate Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Euporteria senilis (Phil.) Kreuz. & Buining Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Melocactus bradypus Lehm. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Pilocereus senilis (Haw.) Lem. Synonym M TRO
Pilocereus senilis var. cristatus Mathsson Synonym L TRO
Pilocereus williamsii Scheidw. ex C.F.Först. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2709565, and has not been changed.