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Haageocereus pseudomelanostele
Scientific Name: Haageocereus pseudomelanostele (Werdermann & Backeberg) Backeberg
Synonym: Peruvocereus viridiflorus, Peruvocereus setosus var. longicoma, Haageocereus pseudomelanostele var. longicoma, Haageocereus setosus var. longicomus, Haageocereus multangularis, Haageocereus longiareolatus, Cactus multangularis, Cereus multangularis, Peruvocereus multangularis, Haageocereus pachystele, Haageocereus setosus, Peruvocereus setosus, Perymenium setosus, Haageocereus pseudomelanostele var. setosus, Haageocereus turbidus, Haageocereus viridiflorus, Haageocereus zehnderi, Haageocereus divaricatispinus, Binghamia multangularis, Haageocereus symmetros, Haageocereus akersii, Haageocereus dichromus var. pallidior, Haageocereus piliger, Cereus pseudomelanostele, Haageocereus acanthocladus, Haageocereus aureispinus, Haageocereus pseudomelanostele ssp. aureispinus, Haageocereus aureispinus var. fuscispinus, Haageocereus aureispinus var. rigidispinus, Cereus chosicensis, Haageocereus dichromus, Haageocereus chosicensis, Peruvocereus chrysacanthus, Haageocereus chrysacanthus, Haageocereus crassiareolatus var. smaragdisepalus, Haageocereus clavatus, Binghamia pseudomelanostele, Peruvocereus clavatus, Haageocereus crassiareolatus, Binghamia chosicensis
Family: Cactaceae
Haageocereus  pseudomelanostele Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55F (12C)

Sun Exposure:

Origin: Central Peru

Growth Habits: Clusters of basal stems, up to 3 feet tall (90 cm), stems are up to 3 inches in diameter (8 cm)

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Blooming Habits:
The flowers are greenish white outside, purple inside

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