Family Cactaceae

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Coleocephalocereus aureus
Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Buiningia aurea, Buiningia brevicylindrica, Coleocephalocereus brevicylindricus, Buiningia brevicylindrica, Coleocephalocereus elongatus

C. aureus

Photo taken at: Huntington Library, San Marino, CA
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C. aureus
Photo taken at: Larry Nichols Personal Collection, Westminster, CA

Coleocephalocereus purpureus
Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Buiningia purpurea

C. purpureus

Photo taken at: Grigsby Cactus Gardens, Vista, CA

*Currently 2 of 6 known species shown in this genus.