Pachycereus schottii

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Pachycereus schottii
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Genus: Pachycereus
Species: P. schottii
Binomial name
Pachycereus schottii
(Engelm.) D.R.Hunt[1]

Pachycereus schottii, the senita cactus,[2] is a species of cactus from southern Arizona and north-western Mexico, particularly Baja California and Sonora. Synonyms include Pilocereus schottii and Lophocereus schottii.[1]


  1. ^ a b Anderson, Edward F. (2001), The Cactus Family, Pentland, Oregon: Timber Press, ISBN 978-0-88192-498-5 , pp. 536–537
  2. ^ "Pachycereus schottii". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 10 August 2015.