Pachycereeae

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Caryophyllales
Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Pachycereeae
Genera: Acanthocereus - Bergerocactus - Carnegiea - Cephalocereus - Corryocactus - Echinocereus - Escontria - Leptocereus - Myrtillocactus - Neobuxbaumia - Pachycereus - Peniocereus - Polaskia - Pseudoacanthocereus - Stenocereus - Strophocactus

Pachycereeae is a tribe of 15 genera of columnar cacti in the subfamily Cactoideae. They are native to Central America, Mexico, and the southwestern United States.

Genera

* Acanthocereus (Engelm. ex A.Berger) Britton & Rose – Triangle Cactus
* Bergerocactus Britton & Rose – Snake Cactus
* Carnegiea Britton & Rose – Saguaro
* Cephalocereus Pfeiff. – Old Man Cactus
* Corryocactus Britton & Rose
* Echinocereus Engelm. – Hedgehog Cactus
* Escontria Rose
* Leptocereus (A.Berger) Britton & Rose
* Myrtillocactus Console
* Neobuxbaumia Backeb.
* Pachycereus (A.Berger) Britton & Rose
* Peniocereus (A.Berger) Britton & Rose
* Polaskia Backeb.
* Pseudoacanthocereus F.Ritter
* Stenocereus (A.Berger) Riccob.


Hybrids

* × Myrtgerocactus Moran (Myrtillocactus × Bergerocactus)
* × Pacherocactus G.D.Rowley (Pachycereus × Bergerocactus)[2]


References

1. ^ "Family: Cactaceae Juss., nom. cons. subfam. Cactoideae tribe Pachycereeae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2004-02-13. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/family.pl?1905. Retrieved 2010-01-07.
2. ^ "Genera of Cactaceae tribe Pachycereeae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/gnlist.pl?1905. Retrieved 2010-01-07.

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