Synonym: Bolivicereus croceus, Bolivicereus rufus, Bolivicereus brevicaulis, Borzicactus roseiflorus, Akersia roseiflora, Borzicactus samaipatanus, Bolivicereus samaipatanus
This Cleistocactus is possibly one of the best landscaping cactus. Its slender columns 1-2 inches in diameter are covered with short golden spines. It branches readily and each stems lasts for several years, growing increasingly woody, before it should be removed to encourage young growth.
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