Cipocereus bradei (Backeb. & Voll) Zappi & N.P.Taylor



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonyms: Pilocereus bradei Backeb. & Voll (basionym); Cephalocereus bradei (Backeb. & Voll) Borg; Pilosocereus bradei (Backeb. & Voll) Byles & G.D.Rowley; Pseudopilocereus bradei (Backeb. & Voll) Buxb.


Conservation Status




Minas Gerais, Brazil


Biology & Ecology










Buining, A. F. H. (1973). Did we indeed rediscover Pseudopilocereus Bradei? Cact. Succ. J. (USA) 45(6): 288-290.

Hunt, D., Taylor, N. and Charles, G. (compilers and editors). 2006. The New Cactus Lexicon. dh Books, Milborne Port, UK.

Taylor, N.P. and Zappi, D.C. 2004. Cacti of Eastern Brazil. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Taylor, N. P. and Zappi, D. (2017). Cipocereus bradei (amended version of 2013 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T40880A121436932. Accessed on 20 August 2022.

Zappi, D.C. and Taylor, N.P. 1991. Cipocereus. In: D.R. Hunt and N.P. Taylor (eds) Notes on miscellaneous genera of Cactaceae. Bradleya 9: 86.


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