Stenocereus

 

Stenocereus is a genus of columnar cacti from southwestern USA, down to Mexico. Some species are low rambling species, while some are large and erect. The genus now contains species that used to be classified in the genera Hertrichocereus and Lemaireocereus. The genus Pachycereus is also sometimes included.

Species and varieties
Stenocereus alamosensis (Octopus Cactus)
Stenocereus aragonii
Stenocereus beneckei
Stenocereus chacalapensis
Stenocereus chrysocarpus
Stenocereus eichlamii
Stenocereus eruca (Creeping Devil Cactus, Chirinole)
Stenocereus fimbriatus
Stenocereus fricii (Pitayo de Aguas)
Stenocereus griseus (Pitayo de Mayo)
Stenocereus gummosus (Pitaya Agria)
Stenocereus kerberi (Sina)
Stenocereus laevigatus
Stenocereus martinezii (Pitahayo)
Stenocereus montanus (Pitaya Colorada, Mountain Organ Pipe, Saguira)
Stenocereus pruinosus (Gray Ghost Organ Pipe, Pitayo)
Stenocereus queretaroensis (Pitahaya de Queretaro)
Stenocereus quevedonis
Stenocereus standleyi (Pitahaya Marismeña)
Stenocereus stellatus (Pitaya, Xoconochtli, Jonocostle)
Stenocereus thurberi (Organ Pipe Cactus, Pitahaya Dulce)
Stenocereus thurberi ssp. littoralis (Organpipe Cactus)
Stenocereus treleasei (Tunillo)
Stenocereus yunckeri
Stenocereus alamosensis var. sonorensis synonym of Stenocereus alamosensis (Octopus Cactus)
Stenocereus dumortieri synonym of Isolatocereus dumortieri (Candelabra)
Stenocereus eburneus synonym of Stenocereus griseus (Pitayo de Mayo)
Stenocereus hystrix synonym of Stenocereus fimbriatus
Stenocereus longispinus synonym of Stenocereus eichlamii
Stenocereus marginatus synonym of Pachycereus marginatus (Central Mexico Organ Pipe, Organo, Jarritos)
Stenocereus thurberi var. littoralis synonym of Stenocereus thurberi ssp. littoralis (Organpipe Cactus)
Stenocereus victoriensis synonym of Stenocereus griseus (Pitayo de Mayo)
Stenocereus weberi synonym of Pachycereus weberi (Cardón Espinoso, Candelabro)

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