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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Phyllocacteae
Subtribus: Echinocereinae
Genus: Cephalocereus
Species (5): C. apicicephalium – C. columna-trajani – C. nizandensis – C. senilis – C. totolapensis

Source(s) of checklist:
Name

Cephalocereus Pfeiff. (1838)

Type species: C. senilis (Haw.) Pfeiff.

References

Anderson, E.F. 2001: The cactus family Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.
Pfeiffer, L.K.G. in Otto & Dietrich 1838: Allg. Gartenzeitung 6: 142.

Vernacular names
suomi: Vaarinkaktukset
polski: Cefalocereus
svenska: Gubbhuvudssläktet

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Cephalocereus is a genus of slow-growing, columnar-shaped, blue-green cacti. The genus is native to Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America.
Synonymy

Haseltonia Backeb.
Neodawsonia Backeb.
Pilocereus Lem.
Pilosocereus Byles & Rowley

Species

Cephalocereus albispinus
Cephalocereus alensis
Cephalocereus aleusis
Cephalocereus apicicephalium
Cephalocereus arrabidae
Cephalocereus atroviridis
Cephalocereus aureispinus
Cephalocereus aurisetus
Cephalocereus backebergii
Cephalocereus bahamensis
Cephalocereus bakeri
Cephalocereus barbadensis
Cephalocereus blossfeldiorum
Cephalocereus bradei
Cephalocereus brasiliensis
Cephalocereus braunii
Cephalocereus brooksianus
Cephalocereus californicus
Cephalocereus catingicola
Cephalocereus chrysacanthus
Cephalocereus chrysomallus
Cephalocereus chrysostele
Cephalocereus claroviridis
Cephalocereus collinsii
Cephalocereus colombianus
Cephalocereus columbianus
Cephalocereus columna
Cephalocereus columna-trajani
Cephalocereus cometes
Cephalocereus cuyabensis
Cephalocereus dautwitzii
Cephalocereus delaetii
Cephalocereus dybowskii
Cephalocereus euphorbioides
Cephalocereus exerens
Cephalocereus fluminensis
Cephalocereus fricii
Cephalocereus fulviceps
Cephalocereus gaumeri
Cephalocereus glaucescens
Cephalocereus glaucochrous
Cephalocereus gounellei
Cephalocereus guentheri
Cephalocereus guerreronis
Cephalocereus guntheri
Cephalocereus hapalacanthus
Cephalocereus hermentianus
Cephalocereus hoppenstedii
Cephalocereus hoppenstedtii
Cephalocereus johansenii
Cephalocereus kanukuensis
Cephalocereus lanuginosus
Cephalocereus lehmannianus
Cephalocereus leucocephalus
Cephalocereus leucostele
Cephalocereus luetzelburgii
Cephalocereus machrisii
Cephalocereus machrissi
Cephalocereus macrocephalus
Cephalocereus maguirei
Cephalocereus maxonii
Cephalocereus melanostele
Cephalocereus melocactus
Cephalocereus mezcalaensis
Cephalocereus militaris
Cephalocereus millspaughii
Cephalocereus minensis
Cephalocereus monoclonos
Cephalocereus moritzianus
Cephalocereus nizandensis
Cephalocereus nudus
Cephalocereus oligolepis
Cephalocereus palmeri
Cephalocereus pasacanus
Cephalocereus penicillatus
Cephalocereus pentaedrophorus
Cephalocereus perlucens
Cephalocereus phaeacanthus
Cephalocereus piauhyensis
Cephalocereus polyanthus
Cephalocereus polygonus
Cephalocereus polylophus
Cephalocereus purpureus
Cephalocereus purpusii
Cephalocereus quadricentralis
Cephalocereus remolinensis
Cephalocereus rhodanthus
Cephalocereus robinii
Cephalocereus robustus
Cephalocereus royeni
Cephalocereus rupicola
Cephalocereus russelianus
Cephalocereus russellianus
Cephalocereus salvadorensis
Cephalocereus sartorianus
Cephalocereus schlumbergeri
Cephalocereus scoparius
Cephalocereus senilis
Cephalocereus sergipensis
Cephalocereus smithianus
Cephalocereus strausii
Cephalocereus straussii
Cephalocereus strictus
Cephalocereus swartzii
Cephalocereus tehuacanus
Cephalocereus tetazo
Cephalocereus tetetzo
Cephalocereus totolapensis
Cephalocereus tweedyanus
Cephalocereus ulei
Cephalocereus urbanianus
Cephalocereus zehnteri
Cephalocereus zehntneri

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