Dendrocereus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Phyllocacteae
Subtribus: Echinocereinae
Genus: Dendrocereus
Species: D. nudiflorus – D. undulosus

Name[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

    • Cereus [infragen.gruppe] Nudiflori Vaupel in Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 21: 639, 640. 1925.

Note:[edit]

The genus has been associated with Acanthocereus also placed close to Leptocereus and Castellanosia. Its phylogenic position remains unclear (Hernández 2010).

References[edit]

  • Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N. 1920. Cactaceae 2: 113.
  • Hernández-Hernández, T. & al. 2010. "Phylogenetic relationships and evolution of growth form in Cactaceae (Caryophyllales, Eudicotyledoneae)". American Journal of Botany 98(1): 44–61. doi: 10.3732/ajb.1000129.
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