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Discocactus placentiformis


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: Trichocereinae
Genus: Discocactus
Species: D. bahiensis – D. boliviensis – D. catingicola – D. diersianus – D. fariae-peresii – D. ferricola – D. hartmannii – D. heptacanthus – D. horstii – D. placentiformis – D. pseudoinsignis – D. zehntneri

Source(s) of checklist: 
  • Korotkova, N. et al. 2021. Discocactus in Cactaceae at Caryophyllales.org. A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Nov 06. Reference page



  • Neodiscocactus Y.Itô


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Mexico to Central America
      • Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá

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


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suomi: Napakaktukset
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