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M Pilosocereus leucocephalus (Poselger) Byles & G.D. Rowley is an accepted name

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

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 5107434) with original publication details: Cact. Succ. J. Gr. Brit. 19(3): 67 1957.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cereus sartorianus (Rose) Kupper ex Berger Synonym M TRO
Pilocereus leucocephalus Poselger Synonym M TRO
Pilocereus maxonii (Rose) F.M. Knuth Synonym M TRO
Pilocereus palmeri (Rose) F.M. Knuth Synonym M TRO
Pilocereus sartorianus (Rose) A. Berger Synonym M TRO
Pilosocereus palmeri (Rose) Byles & G.D. Rowley Synonym M TRO
Pilosocereus sartorianus (Rose) Byles & G.D. Rowley Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-5107434.

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