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Browningia candelaris


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cereeae
Subtribus: Rebutiinae
Genus: Browningia
Species: B. altissima – B. amstutziae – B. candelaris – B. chlorocarpa – B. columnaris – B. hernandezii – B. hertlingiana – B. macracantha – B. microsperma – B. pilleifera – B. utcubambensis

Source(s) of checklist: 
  • Korotkova, N. et al. 2021. Browningia in Cactaceae at A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Dec 03. Reference page


Browningia Britton & Rose (1920)


  • Azureocereus Akers & Johnson; Cact. Succ. J. (US) 21: 133 (1949)
  • Gymnanthocereus Backeb.; Blätter Kakteenforsch., No. 8, Nachtr. 15, p. 2, et Blätter Kakteenforsch. 1938, No. 1, p. 3 (1937)
  • Gymnocereus Backeb.; Die Cact. 2: 920 (1959)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Colombia, Peru

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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suomi: Lieriökaktukset
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