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Classification System: APG II

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiospermae
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: core eudicots
Cladus: Unassigned core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales
Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Pachycereeae
Genus: Acanthocereus
Species: A. baxaniensis - A. horridus - A. occidentalis - A. subinermis - A. tetragonus


Acanthocereus (Engelm. ex A.Berger) Britton & Rose, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 432. 1909.


* Acanthocereus baxaniensis (Karwinsky ex Pfeiffer) Borg (Cereus baxaniensis Karwinsky ex Pfeiffer) Lectotypified by D. R. Hunt, Bradleya 9: 82. 1991.


* Cereus Miller subsect. Acanthocereus Engelmann ex A. Berger, Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 16: 77. 1905

Excluded or synonymous taxa

A. acutangulus - A. albicaulis - A. brasiliensis - A. colombianus - A. chiapensis - A. floridanus - A. griseus - A. horribarbis - A. maculatus - A. pentagonus - A. pitajaya - A. princeps - A. sicariguensis - A. thalassinus - A. undulosus


* Hunt, D. 1998. Further notes on Acanthocereus (Engelmann ex Berger) B. and R. Cactaceae Consensus Initiatives 5:15-17.

* Hunt, D. 2000. Notes on miscellaneous genera of Cactaceae subfam. Cactoideae. Acanthocereus. Cactaceae Systematics Initiatives 9:13-15.

Vernacular names
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