Lemaireocereus, is the genus of the true organ pipe cactus. It is now considered part of Pachycereus. There has been a number of changes in the organ pipe cacti, and many species have been at one point or another is a number of different genus, this leading to a pretty long list of synonyms for each of them. A number of species that at one point have been in the Lemaireocereus genus are now in the genus Stenocereus.

Species and varieties
Lemaireocereus aragonii synonym of Stenocereus aragonii
Lemaireocereus beneckei synonym of Stenocereus beneckei
Lemaireocereus cartwrightianus synonym of Armatocereus cartwrightianus
Lemaireocereus chende synonym of Polaskia chende (Chende, Chinoa)
Lemaireocereus chichipe synonym of Polaskia chichipe (Chichipe, Chichibe, Chichituna)
Lemaireocereus chlorocarpus synonym of Browningia chlorocarpa
Lemaireocereus deficiens synonym of Stenocereus griseus (Pitayo de Mayo)
Lemaireocereus dumortieri synonym of Isolatocereus dumortieri (Candelabra)
Lemaireocereus eburneus synonym of Stenocereus griseus (Pitayo de Mayo)
Lemaireocereus eichlamii synonym of Stenocereus eichlamii
Lemaireocereus eruca synonym of Stenocereus eruca (Creeping Devil Cactus, Chirinole)
Lemaireocereus euphorbioides synonym of Neobuxbaumia euphorbioides
Lemaireocereus godingianus synonym of Armatocereus godingianus
Lemaireocereus griseus synonym of Stenocereus griseus (Pitayo de Mayo)
Lemaireocereus gummosus synonym of Stenocereus gummosus (Pitaya Agria)
Lemaireocereus hollianus synonym of Pachycereus hollianus (Baboso, Acompes)
Lemaireocereus humilis synonym of Armatocereus humilis
Lemaireocereus hystrix synonym of Stenocereus fimbriatus
Lemaireocereus laetus synonym of Armatocereus laetus
Lemaireocereus laevigatus synonym of Stenocereus laevigatus
Lemaireocereus longispinus synonym of Stenocereus eichlamii
Lemaireocereus marginatus synonym of Pachycereus marginatus (Central Mexico Organ Pipe, Organo, Jarritos)
Lemaireocereus martinezii synonym of Stenocereus martinezii (Pitahayo)
Lemaireocereus mixtecensis synonym of Polaskia chichipe (Chichipe, Chichibe, Chichituna)
Lemaireocereus montanus synonym of Stenocereus montanus (Pitaya Colorada, Mountain Organ Pipe, Saguira)
Lemaireocereus pruinosus synonym of Stenocereus pruinosus (Gray Ghost Organ Pipe, Pitayo)
Lemaireocereus queretaroensis synonym of Stenocereus queretaroensis (Pitahaya de Queretaro)
Lemaireocereus quevedonis synonym of Stenocereus quevedonis
Lemaireocereus standleyi synonym of Stenocereus standleyi (Pitahaya Marismeña)
Lemaireocereus stellatus synonym of Stenocereus stellatus (Pitaya, Xoconochtli, Jonocostle)
Lemaireocereus thurberi synonym of Stenocereus thurberi (Organ Pipe Cactus, Pitahaya Dulce)
Lemaireocereus thurberi var. littoralis synonym of Stenocereus thurberi ssp. littoralis (Organpipe Cactus)
Lemaireocereus treleasei synonym of Stenocereus treleasei (Tunillo)
Lemaireocereus weberi synonym of Pachycereus weberi (Cardón Espinoso, Candelabro)

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