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The Botanical System of the Plants
Das Botanisches System der Pflanzen
Friedrich A. Lohmueller

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Familia:       Cactaceae (Cacti - Kakteen)
Subfamiglia: Cactoideae K. Schummann 1898
Tribus:         Trichocereeae
Genus:  Espostoa Britton et Rose 1920
Incl.: Pseudoespostoa Backeberg 1934, Trixanthocereus Backeberg 1937, Vatricania Backeberg 1950

Espostoa lanata
Espostoa lanata
 
Espostoa melanostele
Espostoa melanostele
 
Espostoa mirabilis
Espostoa mirabilis
 
 

Species: ~ 16.
Geography: southern Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia.
  • Espostoa baumannii Knize 1969 (Peru)
  • Espostoa blossfeldiorum (Werdermann) Buxbaum 1959 (northern Peru)
    = Cephalocereus blossfeldiorum Werdermann 1937
    = Thrixanthoceresu blossfeldiorum (Werdermann) Backeberg 1937
    = Facheiroa blossfeldiorum (Werdermann) Buxbaum 1957
  • Espostoa clava F. Ritter 1981 (Amazonas, Peru)
  • Espostoa frutescens J. E. Madson 1989 (Azuay, Ecuador)
  • Espostoa guentheri (Kupper) Buxbaum 1959 (Bolivia)
    = Cephalocereus guentheri Kupper 1931
    = Vatricania guentheri (Kupper) Backeberg 1950
  • Espostoa huanucoensis H. Johnson ex F. Ritter 1981 (Huánuco, Peru)
  • Espostoa hylaea F. Ritter 1964 (Amazonas, Peru)
  • Espostoa lanata (Knuth) Britton et Rose 1920 (Peru)
    = Cactus lanatus Knuth 1823
    = Cereus lanatus (Knuth) A. P. de Candolle 1828
    = Pilocereus lanatus (Knuth) F. A. C. Weber 1898
    = Cleistocactus lanatus (Knuth) F. A. C. Weber 1904
    = Oreocereus lanatus (Knuth) Britton & Rose 1916
    = Pilocereus dautwizii Haage 1837
    = Cereus dautwizii (Haage) Orcutt 1902
    = Espostoa dautwizii (Haage) Borg 1937
    = Cereus sericatus Backeberg 1931
    = Cereus lanatus subsp. sericatus (Backeberg) Werdermann 1937
    = Espostoa sericatus (Backeberg) Backeberg 1935
    = Espostoa laticornuta Rauh & Backeberg 1957
    = Espostoa procera Rauh & Backeberg 1957
  • Espostoa lanianuligera F. Ritter 1981 (Cajamarca, Peru)
  • Espostoa melanostele (Vaupel) Borg 1937 (northern Peru, central Peru)
    = Cephalocereus melanostele Vaupel 1913
    = Binghamia melanostele (Vaupel) Britton & Rose 1920
    = Pseudoespostoa melanostele (Vaupel) Backeberg 1934
    = Pilocereus haagei Poselger ex Rümpler 1885
    = Espostoa haagei (Poselger ex Rümpler) Borg 1937
  • Espostoa mirabilis F. Ritter 1964 (middle Marañón Gorge, Peru)
  • Espostoa nana F. Ritter 1964 (Ancash, Peru)
    = Pseudoespostoa nana (F. Ritter) Backeberg 1966
  • Espostoa ritteri Buining 1960 (Marañón, Peru)
  • Espostoa ruficeps F. Ritter 1981 (Ancash, Peru)
  • Espostoa senilis (F. Ritter) N. P. Taylor 1978 (Ancash, Peru)
    = Trixanthocereus senislis F. Ritter 1961
    = Trixanthocereus cullmannius F. Ritter 1961
    = Trixanthocereus longispinus F. Ritter 1961
  • Espostoa superba F. Ritter 1960 (Marañón, Peru)
Cacti and other Succulents
Kakteen und andere Sukkulenten

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