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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2512)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2411)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2042)

      Order: Caryophyllales (101)

        Family: Cactaceae (17) (family description)

          Genus: Pilosocereus (4)

           Epithet: catingicola (Gürke) Byles & G.D. Rowley (1)

catingicola => from the 'caatinga' biome that covers most of the semi-arid region of Northeastern Brazil

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: arborescent

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Pilosocereus catingicola at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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