Acanthocereus tetragonus

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Acanthocereus tetragonus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales
Classification System: APG III (down to family level)

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Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Phyllocacteae
Subtribus: Echinocereinae
Genus: Acanthocereus
Species: Acanthocereus tetragonus

Name[edit]

Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.) Humm. (1938)

  • Neotype: CURACAO: Without data, Hummelinck 196 (neotype: U).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Cactus tetragonus L., Sp. Pl. 1: 466. 1753.
  • Heterotypic
    • Acanthocereus colombianus Britton & Rose,
    • Acanthocereus floridanus Small ex Britton & Rose, Cact. 4: 276. 1923.
    • Acanthocereus pentagonus (L.) Britton & Rose, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 432. 1909.
    • Acanthocereus pitajaya (Jacq.) Dugand ex Croizat
    • Cactus pentagonus L., Sp. Pl. 467. 1753.
    • Cactus pitajaya Jacq.
    • Cactus prismaticus Willd., Enum. Pl., Suppl. 32. 1814.
    • Cactus tetragonus L., Sp. Pl. 466. 1753.
    • Cereus acutangulus Otto, in Pfeiffer, Enum. Diagn. Cact. 107. 1837.
    • Cereus nitidus Salm-Reifferscheid-Dyck, Cact. Hort. Dyck. 1849: 211. 1850.
    • Cereus pentagonus (L.) Haw., Syn. Pl. Succ. 180. 1812.
    • Cereus prismaticus (Willd.) Haw., Suppl. Pl. Succ. 77. 1819.
    • Cereus pitajaya (Jacq.) DC.
    • Cereus sirul F.A.C.Weber, in Gosselin, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 10: 384. 1904.
    • Cereus tetragonus (L.) Mill., Gard. Dict., ed. 8. 1768.
    • Cereus validus Haw., Phil. Mag. 10: 414. 1831.
    • Cereus vasmerae M.J.Young, Fl. Texas 276. 1873.
    • Piptanthocereus validus (Haw.) Riccob., Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Palermo 8: 234. 1909 [1], as to type.

References[edit]

  • Template:Humm. 1938: Succulenta (Netherlands). 20: 165.
  • USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Acanthocereus tetragonus in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed on 07-Oct-06.
  • Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden. 04 Feb 2009 [2].
  • Wunderlin, R. P., and B. F. Hansen. 2008. Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants. Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa. (Accessed 4 February 2009) [3].

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Barbed-Wire Cactus
español: Cardón, Pitahaya Anaranjada
svenska: Snårpelarkaktus
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