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Pilosocereus alensis

Common Name(s): Barba De Viejo, Pitahaya Barbona
Synonym(s): Pilocereus alensis, Cephalocereus alensis, Pilocereus guerreronis, Pilosocereus guerreronis
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cereeae
Distribution: Chihuahua, Durango, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico (State), Michoacan de Ocampo, Sonora - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Treelike
Flower: PurpleEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Pilosocereus alensis
P. alensis
Picture taken at: Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman

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