Pilosocereus chrysostele

Pilosocereus chrysostele

  • Pilosocereus chrysostele
  • Pilosocereus chrysostele
  • Flower name
    Pilosocereus chrysostele
  • Scientific name
    Pilosocereus chrysostele
  • Alias黄金柱, ピロソケレウス, 黄金竜, Pilosocereus chrysostele
  • Place of originnortheastern part of Brazil
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse
  • Flowering seasonSeptember

What is Pilosocereus chrysostele

Pilosocereus chrysostele, or Ogonchu (scientific Name: Pilosocereus chrysostele) is a shrub of the cactus family Cactaceae native to the northeastern part of Brazil. A type of pillar cactus that branches only at the base. The stem axis is light green and covered with pale yellow spines. chrysostele means "gold pillar".

Common name: Pilosocereus chrysostele, scientific name: Pilosocereus chrysostele, also known name: Ogonchu, plant height: 1.5-3 m, flower color: pink, white, corolla: funnel type, flower diameter: 3.5 cm.


  • Order
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Cactaceae
  • Genus
    Pilosocereus
  • Species
    P. chrysostele
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Other
  • Edge of the leaf
    Spiny
  • Life typeshrub of the cactus
  • Flower colorscream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height150.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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