Irechocereus Krainz, ()
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🌵 Type Irechocereus akersii

Irecho(?) + Cereus, the name of a genus of columnar cacti and a designation for columnar cacti in general. Unknown. A provisional catalog name by Hans Krainz. According to Backeberg (Cactaceae 6: 3904. 1962) perhaps a misprint or a corrupted name. The only included species is Irechocereus akersii from Peru.

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Maarten H.J. van der Meer (2022 Feb 05). Irechocereus. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from

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