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Cereus pecten-aboriginum Engelm.
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 21: 429. 1886
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Pachycereus pecten-aboriginum (Engelm.) Britton & Rose
Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 422. 1909

Cereus pecten-aboriginum (Pachycereus pecten-aboriginum) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
This is an “organ-pipe cactus” that can grow to over 10 meters tall.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pachycereus pecten-aboriginum (Engelm.) Britton & Rose
Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 422. 1909
Synonymy: 5
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Organ-pipe Cactus, Hairbrush Cactus, Aborigine's Comb, Chik, Indian's Comb
SPANISH (Español): Cardón, Cardillo, Cardón Barbón, Etcho, Hecho, Cardón Hecho
TARAHUMARA: Wichowaka, Bitaya mawalí, Cawé, Chawi-ro-ko, Chawé, Chik

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Pachycereus pecten-aboriginum group


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Cereus pecten-aboriginum (Pachycereus pecten-aboriginum) Photo by: Cactus Art
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