Peniocereus lazarocardenasii J Contreras J Jimenez

Sánchez-Mejorada & C. Toledo) D. R. Hunt 1991 Neoevansia lazaro-cardenasii}. Contreras, J. Jimenez, Sánchez-Mejorada & C. Toledo 1980; Wilcoxia lazaro-cardenasii (J. Contreras, J. Jimenez, Sánchez-Mejorada & C.Toledo) A. Cartier 1990, not validly published

Plants shrubby, 1-1.25 m (3.3-4.1 ft) high. Roots fleshy, tuberous, in clusters, yellowish, 15-18 cm (5.9-7.1 in) long, 3-5 cm (1.2-2 in) in diameter. Stems very slender, cylindrical, branching well above ground level, grayish, 40 cm (16 in) or more long, 0.8-1 cm (0.3-0.4 in) in diameter, densely pubescent. Ribs 5-6 in older stems, as many as 10 in young ones, low. Spines 9-12, not differentiated as centrals and radials, conical, erect or reflexed, yellowish to whitish, 1-5 mm long. Flowers salverform, white, 7-8 cm (2.8-3.1 in) long; pericarpels tuberculate, with abundant wool and a few spines. Fruits ovoid, 3-4 cm (1.2-1.6 in) long. Distribution: Guerrero and Michoacán, Mexico.

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