Cactus ID?

brian_growDecember 26, 2006

The nursery couldn't give me an ID beyond maybe a Trichococerus or Cereus. It has many characteristics of a T. cuzcoensis.

Its about 15" tall and with 7 ribs.

Any ideas?

It is an interesting addition and will be loved.

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brian_grow

bad photo of a Pilosocereus pachycladus ?

    Bookmark   December 27, 2006 at 11:08PM
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rjm710

I'm not too knowledgable on columnar cactus, but I have a source who agrees with Pilosocereus pachycladus. Below are images for comparison...

Here is a link that might be useful: Pilosocereus pachycladus

    Bookmark   January 2, 2007 at 2:28PM
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dragontrees

its a type of Trichococerus peruvianus (peruvian torch cactus) the plant I've been looking for! For identifying it, that'll cost you a cutting of it :p (kidding)

good luck.

    Bookmark   January 19, 2007 at 1:47AM
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wazungy(Quebec Canada)

I agree...
Pilosocereus
waz

    Bookmark   January 19, 2007 at 2:52AM
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Pieter(Spain)

Hi,
This is indeed a Pilosocereus pachycladus.
Pieter

    Bookmark   January 22, 2007 at 4:48AM
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