Haageocereus lanugispinus f Ritter 1981

Plants spreading from their bases, half-lying on the ground. Stems green, 10-20 cm (3.9-7.9 in) long, 1.2-2 cm (0.5-0.8 in) in diameter. Ribs 13-14, 1.5-2 mm high. Spines 30-40, unequal, needle-like, whitish, 3-5 mm long. Flowers white, to 5 cm (2 in) long. Distribution: Ancash and Lima, Peru. Haageocereus lanugispinus is poorly known.

Haageocereus pacalaensis Backeberg 1935 Binghamia pacalaensis (Backeberg) Werdermann 1937 Haageocereus laredensis Backeberg 1935, Binghamia laredensis

(Backeberg) Werdermann 1937 Haageocereus horrens Rauh & Backeberg 1957 Haageocereus repens Rauh & Backeberg 1957 Haageocereus tenuispinus Rauh & Backeberg 1957

Plants shrubby, branching basally to produce several erect stems. Stems yellowish green, 10-12 cm (3.9-4.7 in) in diameter. Ribs 17-20. Central spines 2-4, stout, gray, 1-7 cm (0.4-2.8 in) long. Radial spines as many as 25, fine, radiating, gray, to 1 cm (0.4 in) long. Flowers white, to 10 cm (3.9 in) long. Fruits globose, reddish green, to 8 cm (3.1 in) in diameter. Distribution: northern Peru.

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