Epiphyllum chrysocardium

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Epiphyllum chrysocardium


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 chrysocardium



Epiphyllum chrysocardium Alexander, Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 28: 4, figs. 2, 3, 5. 1956.

    • Type: Mexico, Chiapas, Selva Negra, between Tapalapa and Blanca Rosa near Santa Lucía and Río Napak, 9.2. 1951, MacDougal A 198 (holotype NY 455205, in spirit, isotypes B-10 0277790, B-10 0277791)


  • Homotypic
    • Marniera chrysocardium (Alexander) Backeb., Cactaceae (Backeberg) 2: 737. 1959.
    • Marniera chrysocardia (Alexander) Backeb., Cactaceae 2: 737. 1959
    • Selenicereus chrysocardium (Alexander) Kimnach, Bradleya 9: 91. 1991.
    • Chiapasophyllum chrysocardium (Alexander) Doweld, Sukkulenty 4(1-2): 32. 2001 publ. 2002.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Tabasco, Chiapas).

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



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