|( Croizat & Tamayo ) NPTaylor|
Pseudoacanthocereus sicariguensis grows spread out with shoots up to 2 meters in length branching out at the base . There are 2 to 5 often wing-like ribs that are slightly indented between the areoles , which are 2 centimeters apart . The numerous grayish white thorns are up to 2 inches long. They can be divided into 1 to 3 central and 5 to 7 radial spines.
Distribution, systematics and endangerment
Pseudoacanthocereus sicariguensis is distributed in the Caribbean lowlands of Colombia and in Venezuela in the states of Falcón , Lara and Zulia at altitudes of 100 to 1,000 m. The first description as Acanthocereus sicariguensis was published in 1947 by Léon Camille Marius Croizat and Francisco Tamayo . Nigel Paul Taylor placed them in the genus Pseudoacanthocereus in 1992 .
- Edward F. Anderson : The Great Cactus Lexicon . Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2005, ISBN 3-8001-4573-1 , p. 550 .