Coleocephalocereus

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Coleocephalocereus
Coleocephalocereus aureus01.jpg
Coleocephalocereus aureus
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
(unranked):
(unranked):
(unranked):
Order:
Family:
Subfamily:
Tribe:
Genus:
Coleocephalocereus

Species

Coleocephalocereus is a genus of erect and semi-erect columnar cacti from Brazil. These species develop a cephalium with wool and bristles. They are common to the inselbergs of the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest, and can comprise a dominant portion of the flora in these isolated, dome-shaped rocky outcrops.

Synonymy[edit]

The genus Buiningia Buxb. has been brought into synonymy with this genus.

References[edit]

[1] [2]

  1. ^ Porembski, Stefan. "Diversity and ecology of saxicolous vegetation mats on inselbergs in the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest". Diversity & Distributions. 4: 107–119. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2699.1998.00013.x.
  2. ^ http://www.theplantlist.org/browse/A/Cactaceae/Coleocephalocereus/