Denmoza Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 3: 78-79, 1922

Denmoza ducis-pauli (C.F. Foerst. ex Rumpler) Werdermann ex Backeberg, Die Cactaceae 2: 1045, 1959

Denmoza erythrocephala (K. M. Schumann) A. Berger, Kakteen 339, 1929

Denmoza erythrocephalus Berger, Kakteen (Berger) 339., 1929

Denmoza rhodacantha (Salm-Dyck) Britton & Rose, The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family 3: 79, f. 93; pl. 8, f. 2, 1922

Denmoza rhodacantha v. diamantina Slaba, Kaktusy, cf. Repert. Pl. Succ. (I. O. S.), 32 (4): 98-103; 47: 9 (1996 publ. 1997), 1996

Denmoza strausii Fric, Moller's Deutsche Gartn. -Zeitung 44: 170. as Demnosa straussii, 1929

Denmoza strausii v. luteispina Fric, Moller's Deutsche Gartn. -Zeitung 44: 170. as Demnosa straussii, 1929