Pilosocereus pachycladus subsp. pachycladus
Common Name: hairy blue cereus
Origin: Although the origin of Pilosocereus pachycladus subsp. pachycladus is unknown, the straight species (Pilosocereus pachycladus) originates from Brazil, within the states of Piaui, Ceara, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraiba, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Sergipe, and Bahia.
Description: Pilosocereus pachycladus is a columnar, tree-like cactus that develops numerous glaucous branches, resembling a blue saguaro with coppery yellow spines. The pachycladus subspecies possesses 5-12 broad ribs, distinctly elongated central spines, and hairy areoles. In summer, tubular white flowers will form, blooming during the night and disappearing at the end of the following day. After flowering, cacti will produce eye-catching magenta fruits.
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