Lasiocereusfulvus F Ritter 1966

Haageocereus fulvus (F. Ritter) F. Ritter 1981

Haageocereus acranthus var. fortalezensis Rauh & Backeberg 1956

Plants shrubby to somewhat sprawling, 1.5-3 m (4.9-9.8 ft) high. Stems 5-7 cm (2-2.8 in) in diameter. Ribs 10-14, obtuse, 5-7 mm (0.2-0.3 in) high, wavy, barely notched. Areoles round, with orange felt. Flowering areoles very large, with long white wool. Spines brownish red to reddish gray, with yellowish tips. Central spines 3-6, awl shaped, 2-5 cm (0.8-2 in) long. Radial spines 8-12, needle-like, 0.5-1 cm (0.2-0.4 in) long. Flowers to 6 cm (2.4 in) long. Fruits green, 4-5 cm (1.6-2 in) in diameter. Distribution: Amazonas, Peru.

Lasiocereus rupicola, photograph by James Mauseth

Lasiocereusfulvus, photograph by Carlos Ostolaza

Leocereus bahiensis, photograph by Urs Eggli

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