Epiphyllum cartagense

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Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Hylocereeae
Genus: Epiphyllum
Species: Epiphyllum cartagense



Epiphyllum cartagense (F.A.C.Weber) Britton & Rose, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 16: 256 (1913).


  • Basionym
    • Phyllocactus cartagensis F.A.C.Weber, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 8: 462 (1902).
  • Heterotypic
    • Phyllocactus cartagensis var. refracta F.A.C.Weber, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 8: 462 (1902).
    • Phyllocactus cartagensis var. robustus F.A.C.Weber, Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 15: 180 (1905).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Costa Rica, Panamá

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



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