Cephalocereus Pfeiffer, Backeb. Blatter Kakteenforsch. 1938, No. 6, p. [22], descr. emend., 1838

Cephalocereus albispinus (Salm-Dyck) Borg, Cacti 106, 1937

Cephalocereus alensis (F.A.C. Weber) Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 415, 1909

Cephalocereus apicicephalium E.Y. Dawson, Allan Hancock Foundation Publications: Occasional Papers 1: 10, 1948

Cephalocereus arrabidae (Lemaire) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 42-43, f. 62-63, t. 6, f. 1, 1920

Cephalocereus arrabidae v. tilophorus (Pfeiffer) Borg, Cacti 106, 1937

Cephalocereus atroviridis (Backeberg) Borg, Cacti (ed. 2) 149, 1951

Cephalocereus aurisetus (Werdermann) Werdermann ex Borg, Cacti, 109, 1937

Cephalocereus backebergii (Weingart) Borg, Cacti (ed. 2) 149, 1951

Cephalocereus bahamensis Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 415, 1909

Cephalocereus bakeri Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 415, 1909

Cephalocereus barbadensis Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 44-45, f. 65-66, t. 6, f. 3, 1920

Cephalocereus blossfeldiorum Werdermann, Kakteenkunde 1937: 4, 1937

Cephalocereus bradei (Backeberg & Voll) Borg, Cacti (ed. 2) 147, 1951

Cephalocereus brasiliensis Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 57, f. 84, 1920

Cephalocereus braunii Diers & E. Esteves Pereira, Kakteen Sukk. 36: 34 (-35) fig., 1985

Cephalocereus brooksianus Britton & Rose, Torreya 12: 14, 1912

Cephalocereus californicus Schumann ex Engler & Prantl, Das Pflanzenreich 3 (6a), 1894

Cephalocereus catingicola (Guerke) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 56, t. 8, f. 2, 1920

Cephalocereus chrysacanthus (F.A.C. Weber) Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 416, 1909

Cephalocereus chrysacanthus f. cristatus P.V. Heath, Calyx 2 (3): 110, 1992

Cephalocereus chrysomallus (Lemaire) K. Schumann, Die naturlichen Pflanzenfamilien 3 (6a): 182, 1894

Cephalocereus chrysostele (D. Vaupel) Borg, Cacti 104, 1937

Cephalocereus claroviridis (Backeberg) Borg, Cacti (ed. 2) 149, 1951

Cephalocereus collinsii Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 4: 269-270, f. 242, 1923

Cephalocereus colombianus Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 416, t. 62-63, 1909

Cephalocereus columna (Karwinski) K. Schumann, Das Pflanzenreich 3 (6a): 182, 1894

Cephalocereus columna v. trajani K. Schumann, Gesamtbeschr. Kakt. 198., 1897

Cephalocereus columna-trajani (Karwinski) K. Schumann, Gesamtbeschreibung der Kakteen 198, 1897

Cephalocereus cometes (Scheidweiler) Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 416, 1909

Cephalocereus compressus Monatsschrift fur Kakteenkunde Index: 36, 1912

Cephalocereus cuyabensis (Backeberg) Borg, Cacti (ed. 2) 148, 1951

Cephalocereus dautwitzii (F. Haage) Houghton, Cactus 113, 1930

Cephalocereus deeringii Small, Journal of the New York Botanical Garden 18: 201, t. 206, 1917

Cephalocereus delaetii (Guerke) Guerke, Monatsschrift fur Kakteenkunde 19: 117, 1909

Cephalocereus dybowskii (Gosselin) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 30, f. 30, 1920

Cephalocereus euphorbioides (Haworth) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 33, f. 35, 1920

Cephalocereus exerens (K. Schumann) L. H. Bailey, Standard Cycl. Hort. 2. 715, 1914

Cephalocereus fluminensis (Miq.) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 29-30, f. 26, 29, 1920

Cephalocereus fouachianus Quehl, Monatsschrift fur Kakteenkunde 20: 39, 1910

Cephalocereus fricii (Backeberg) Borg, Cacti (ed. 2) 149, 1951

Cephalocereus fulviceps (A. A. Weber) H. E. Moore, Baileya 19: 165. 1975,

Cephalocereus gaumeri Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 47, 1920

Cephalocereus glaucescens (Labour.) Borg, Cacti 108, 1937

Cephalocereus glaucochrous (Werdermann) Borg, Cacti 108, 1937

Cephalocereus gounellei (F.A.C. Weber) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 34-35, f. 40, t. 4, f. 2, 1920

Cephalocereus guentheri Kupper, Monatsschrift der Deutschen Kakteen-Gesellschaft, E. V., Sitz Berlin 3: 159, 1931

Cephalocereus guerreronis (Backeberg) F. Buxbaum, Botanische Studien 12: 101, 1961

Cephalocereus hapalacanthus (Werdermann) Borg, Cacti 107, 1937

Cephalocereus hermentianus (Monville) Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 416, 1909

Cephalocereus hoppenstedtii (F.A.C. Weber) K. Schumann, Das Pflanzenreich 3 (6a): 181, 1894

Cephalocereus johansenii Fric, Ceskoslovenske Zahradnicke Listy 1924: 31, 1924

Cephalocereus kanukuensis Alexander, Lloydia 2: 200, 1939

Cephalocereus keyensis Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 416, 1909

Cephalocereus lanuginosus (L.) Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 417, 1909

Cephalocereus lehmannianus Werdermann, Feddes Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 12, t. 46, 1932

Cephalocereus leucocephalus (Poselger) Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 417, 1909

Cephalocereus leucocephalus f. cristatus P.V. Heath, Calyx 2 (3): 110, 1992

Cephalocereus leucocephalus v. actopanensis Rol.-Goss. ex Bois, Bulletin du Museum d'Histoire Naturelle 32: 403, 1926

Cephalocereus leucostele (Guerke) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 36-37, f. 42, 44-45, 1920

Cephalocereus luetzelburgii (D. Vaupel) Borg, Cacti 111, 1937

Cephalocereus machrisii E.Y. Dawson, Los Angeles County Museum Contributions in Science 10: 1, pl. 1-3, 1957

Cephalocereus machrissi E. Y. Davoson, Contrib. Sci. Los Angeles County Mus., No. 10, 1., 1957

Cephalocereus macrocephalus F.A.C. Weber ex K. Schumann, Gesamtbeschreibung der Kakteen 197, 1897

Cephalocereus maguirei Gilly, Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 76: 292, 1949

Cephalocereus maxonii Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 417, t. 64, 1909

Cephalocereus melanostele D. Vaupel, Botanische Jahrbucher fur Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 50 (2-3, Beibl. 111): 12-13, 1913

Cephalocereus melocactus (Vell.) K. Schumann, Flora Brasiliensis 4 (2): 215, 1890

Cephalocereus mezcalaensis H. Bravo Hollis, Anales del Instituto de Biologia de la Universidad Nacional de Mexico 3: 378, 1932

Cephalocereus mezcalaensis v. mezcalaensis  

Cephalocereus mezcalaensis v. multiareolatus E.Y. Dawson, Allan Hancock Foundation Publications: Occasional Papers 1: 9, 1948

Cephalocereus mezcalaensis v. robustus E.Y. Dawson, Allan Hancock Foundation Publications: Occasional Papers 1: 9, 1948

Cephalocereus militaris (Audot) H. E. Moore, Baileya 19: 165. 1975,

Cephalocereus millspaughii Britton, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 417-418, 1909

Cephalocereus minensis (Werdermann) E.Y. Dawson, Los Angeles County Museum Contributions in Science 10: 6, 1957

Cephalocereus monoclonos (DC.) Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 418, 1909

Cephalocereus moritzianus (Otto) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 41-42, f. 59-61, 1920

Cephalocereus nizandensis (H. Bravo Hollis & T. MacDougall) F. Buxbaum, Blatt. Sukk. 16: 45, 1965

Cephalocereus nobilis (Haworth) Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 418, 1909

Cephalocereus nobilis f. cristatus P.V. Heath, Calyx 2 (3): 110, 1992

Cephalocereus nobilis v. curtisii (Salm-Dyck) Borg, Cacti 105, 1937

Cephalocereus nobilis v. nigricans (Lemaire) Borg, Les Cactees 105, 1937

Cephalocereus nudus E.Y. Dawson, Allan Hancock Foundation Publications: Occasional Papers 1: 12, 1948

Cephalocereus oligolepis (D. Vaupel) Borg, Cacti 111, 1937

Cephalocereus palmeri Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 418, 1909

Cephalocereus palmeri f. cristatus P.V. Heath, Calyx 2 (3): 110, 1992

Cephalocereus palmeri v. palmeri  

Cephalocereus palmeri v. sartorianus (Rose) Krainz, Kat. Stadt. Sukk. Sammlg. (Zurich) 2: 41, 1967

Cephalocereus pasacana Engler & Prantl, Das Pflanzenreich 3 (6a): 182, 1894

Cephalocereus pasacanus (F.A.C. Weber) F.A.C. Weber, Index Kewensis 1: 89, 1906

Cephalocereus penicillatus (Guerke) Werdermann, Brasilien & seine Saulenkakteen 116, 1933

Cephalocereus pentaedrophorus (Labour.) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 31-32, f. 31-33, t. 4, 1920

Cephalocereus perlucens (K. Schumann) Borg, Cacti (ed. 2) 144, 1951

Cephalocereus phaeacanthus (Guerke) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 57, f. 85-86, t. 8, f. 3, 1920

Cephalocereus piauhyensis (Guerke) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 49, f. 72, 1920

Cephalocereus polyanthus Werdermann, Feddes Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 11, 1932

Cephalocereus polygonus (Lam.) Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 418-419, 1909

Cephalocereus polylophus (DC.) Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 419, 1909

Cephalocereus purpureus Guerke, Monatsschrift fur Kakteenkunde 18: 86, 1908

Cephalocereus purpusii Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 56, 1920

Cephalocereus quadricentralis E.Y. Dawson, Allan Hancock Foundation Publications: Occasional Papers 1: 14, 1948

Cephalocereus remolinensis (Backeberg) Borg, Die Cactaceae 106, 1937

Cephalocereus rhodanthus (Guerke) Werdermann, Feddes Repertorium, Beiheft 11, 1932

Cephalocereus robinii (Lemaire) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 39-40, f. 52-54, 1920

Cephalocereus robinii v. keyensis (Britton & Rose) L.D. Benson, Cactus and Succulent Journal [U. S. ] 41: ???, 1969

Cephalocereus robustus Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 52, f. 75, 1920

Cephalocereus royenii (L.) Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 419, 1909

Cephalocereus royenii f. cristatus P.V. Heath, Calyx, 5 (3): 104, 1996

Cephalocereus rupicola (Werdermann) Borg, Cactaceae. Jahrbucher der Deutschen Kakteen-Gesellschaft (Berlin) 111, 1937

Cephalocereus russellianus (Salm-Dyck) Rose, The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture 2: 715, 1914

Cephalocereus salvadorensis (Werdermann) Borg, Cactaceae. Jahrbucher der Deutschen Kakteen-Gesellschaft (Berlin) 107, 1937

Cephalocereus sartorianus Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 419, 1909

Cephalocereus schlumbergeri (F.A.C. Weber) Urb., Symbolae Antillarum 8: 464, 1920

Cephalocereus scoparius (Poselger) Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 419, 1909

Cephalocereus senilis (Haworth) Pfeiffer, Allgemeine Gartenzeitung 6: 142, 1838

Cephalocereus senilis f. cristatus (Mathsson) P.V. Heath, Calyx 2 (3); 109, 1992

Cephalocereus senilis f. fasciatus P.V. Heath, Calyx 2 (3): 109, 1992

Cephalocereus sergipensis (Werdermann) Borg, Cacti 108, 1937

Cephalocereus smithianus Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 37, f. 46-47, 1920

Cephalocereus straussii (Heese) Houghton, Journ. Cact. & Succ. Soc. Amer. 1: 170, 1930

Cephalocereus strictus (Borg) Borg, Cacti 105, 1937

Cephalocereus subg. Cephalocereus

Cephalocereus subg. Neodawsonia (Backeberg) H. Bravo Hollis, Cact. Suc. Mex., 19 (2): 47, 1974

Cephalocereus subg. Pilosocereus (Byles & G.D. Rowley) H. Bravo Hollis, Cactaceas y suculentas mexicanas 19: 47, 1973

Cephalocereus swartzii (Grisebach) Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 420, 1909

Cephalocereus tehuacanus (Weingart) Borg, Cacti (ed. 2) 150, 1951

Cephalocereus tetazo (Weber ex Coulter.) Diguet, Archives d'llist. Nat. Paris 4: 370, 1928

Cephalocereus tetetzo (F.A.C. Weber ex K. Schumann) D. Vaupel, Monatsschrift fur Kakteenkunde 19: 73, 1909

Cephalocereus tetetzo v. nudus (E.Y. Dawson) E.Y. Dawson, Desert Plant Life 24: 54, 1952

Cephalocereus totolapensis (H. Bravo Hollis & T. MacDougall) F. Buxbaum, Kakteen und Andere Sukkulenten 16: 45, 1965

Cephalocereus tweedyanus Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 54-55, f. 78-79, 1920

Cephalocereus ulei Guerke, Monatsschrift fur Kakteenkunde 18: 85, 1908

Cephalocereus urbanianus (K. Schumann) Britton & Rose, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium 12 (10): 420, 1909

Cephalocereus zehntneri Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 2: 35-36, f. 41, 1920