This name is a synonym of Pilosocereus gounellei (F.A.C.Weber ex K.Schum.) 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: Estud. Bot. Nordéste 3: 111 1926.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:53002-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2711898.