Discocactus boliviensis

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Discocactus boliviensis


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: Discocactus boliviensis



Discocactus boliviensis Backeb. ex Buining, 1977


  • Neodiscocactus boliviensis (Backeb. ex Buining) Y.Itô
  • Discocactus boliviensis Backeb., Descr. Cact. Nov. 3: 5. 1963, nom. inval., syn. sec. Kiesling & al. 2014


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia

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



Primary references


Additional references

  • Hunt, D. (2016). CITES Cactaceae Checklist, ed. 3: 1-174. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.}.
  • Not accepted by: Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Discocactus heptacanthus.

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