Cleistocactus strausii

Cleistocactus strausii

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cereeae
Subtribus: Trichocereinae
Genus: Cleistocactus
Species: Cleistocactus strausii

Name edit

Cleistocactus strausii (Heese) Backeb., 1934

Note edit

The epithet of the species honors L. Straus (1862–1934), a German merchant and cactus lover from Bruchsal and co-founder of the German Cactus Society.

Synonyms edit

  • Borzicactus strausii (Heese) A.Berger
  • Cephalocereus straussii (Heese) Houghton
  • Cereus strausii (Heese) Vaupel
  • Denmoza strausii (Heese) Fric
  • Echinopsis nothostrausii Anceschi & Magli
  • Pilocereus strausii Heese
  • Pilocereus strausii f. cristatus Dörfl.
  • Cleistocactus nivosus Borg, Cacti, ed. 2: 195. 1951 syn. sec. Kiesling & al. 2014

Distribution edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia (Tarija).
  • Introduced into:
    • Canary Is.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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Vernacular names edit

Deutsch: Silberkerzenkaktus
English: silver torch cactus, wooly torch
svenska: Silverpelare
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