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Marshallocereus thurberi (Engelm.) Backeb.
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 23: 121. 1951
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Stenocereus thurberi (Engelm.) Buxb.
Bot. Stud. Heft 12 (Entwickl. Trib. Pachycereae) 101 (1961)

Marshallocereus thurberi (Stenocereus thurberi) Photo by: K.k. Agrawal

Synonyms:

See all synonyms of Stenocereus thurberi
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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Stenocereus thurberi (Engelm.) Buxb.
Bot. Stud. Heft 12 (Entwickl. Trib. Pachycereae) 101 (1961)
Synonymy: 7 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Stenocereus thurberi f. cristatus (P.V.Heath) P.V.Heath
Calyx 5(3): 100 (1996)
Synonymy: 2 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Stenocereus thurberi f. dichotomus (P.V.Heath) P.V.Heath
Calyx 5(3): 100 (1996)
Synonymy: 2 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Stenocereus thurberi subs. littoralis (K.Brandegee) N.P.Taylor
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 5: 13. 1998
Synonymy: 9
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Organ Pipe Cactus
SPANISH (Español): Pitahaya Dulce, Pitahauya, Pitaya dulce, Pitahaya, Órgano, Marisemeña, Pitayo Dulce, Mehuelé, Órgano marismeña

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Stenocereus thurberi group

  • Stenocereus thurberi (Engelm.) Buxb.: (aubsp. thurberi) is larger, to 8 m high with stems 15-20 cm in diameter. Distribution:
    Arizona, mainland of Mexico, and upper peninsula of Baja California.
  • Stenocereus thurberi subs. littoralis (K.Brandegee) N.P.Taylor: is much smaller, usually less than 3 m high with stems only 5-7 cm in diameter. Distribution: Southern tip of Baja California Sur.

20189 agrawal K.k. Agrawal
Marshallocereus thurberi (Stenocereus thurberi) Photo by: K.k. Agrawal
27444 alexander Alexander Arzberger
Marshallocereus thurberi (Stenocereus thurberi) Photo by: Alexander Arzberger


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