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Pilosocereus leucocephalus


Common Name(s): Old Man Cactus, Old Man of Mexico
Synonym(s): Pilocereus leucocephalus, Cephalocereus leucocephalus, Cereus cometes, Cephalocereus cometes, Pilosocereus cometes, Cephalocereus maxonii, Pilosocereus maxonii, Cephalocereus palmeri, Pilosocereus palmeri, Cephalocereus sartorianus, Pilosocereus sartorianus, Pilocereus tehuacanus, Pilosocereus tehuacanus
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cereeae
Distribution: Guatemala : Honduras : Nicaragua : Tamaulipas - Mexico (Central America, North America)
Habit: Treelike
Flower: Pink, WhiteEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Pilosocereus leucocephalus
P. leucocephalus
Picture taken at: Altman Growing Grounds, Vista, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pilosocereus leucocephalus
P. leucocephalus
Picture taken at: Altman Growing Grounds, Vista, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pilosocereus leucocephalus
P. leucocephalus
Picture taken at: Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pilosocereus leucocephalus
P. leucocephalus
Picture taken at: Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pilosocereus leucocephalus
P. leucocephalus
Picture taken at: Fullerton Arboretum, Cal State Fullerton

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pilosocereus leucocephalus
P. leucocephalus
Picture taken at: Fullerton Arboretum, Cal State Fullerton

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pilosocereus leucocephalus
P. leucocephalus
Picture taken at: Fullerton Arboretum, Cal State Fullerton

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pilosocereus leucocephalus
P. leucocephalus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Nicaragua

Photographer: Leland Smith
Pilosocereus leucocephalus
P. leucocephalus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Nicaragua

Photographer: Leland Smith
Pilosocereus leucocephalus
P. leucocephalus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Nicaragua

Photographer: Leland Smith
Pilosocereus leucocephalus
P. leucocephalus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Nicaragua

Photographer: Leland Smith
Pilosocereus leucocephalus
P. leucocephalus
Picture taken at: Habitat in Nicaragua

Photographer: Leland Smith

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