The genus Hildewintera has been merged with Cleistocactus. It was named to honor Hildegard Winter the sister of Friedrich Ritter, the famous botanist.

Species and varieties
Hildewintera aureispina synonym of Cleistocactus winteri (Golden Rat Tail)

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