Pilosocereus robinii (Lem.) Byles & G.D. Rowley
  • Cact. Succ. J. Gr. Brit.
  • Key tree cactus


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Pilosocereus robinii (Lem.) Byles & G.D. Rowley. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001219645. Accessed on: 12 Jul 2020'

General Information

Plants erect, normally with few-many, closely parallel branches forming a narrow crown. Stems light to deep green, or blue-green especially when young; ribs 9-13; areoles copiously hairy; hairs deciduous to persistent, long or short. Spines 9-31 per areole; longest spines 10 mm. Flowers campanulate, 5-6 cm; outer tepals light green with brownish midstripes , ovate to obovate, apex acute to obtuse; inner tepals white; outermost ovate to elliptic, innermost oblanceolate to broadly linear. Fruits sometimes with 1-2 scales. Seeds 2 mm.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Key tree cactus

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    Cactaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
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    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).