Epiphyllum hookeri

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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: Phyllocacteae
Subtribus: Hylocereinae
Genus: Epiphyllum
Species: Epiphyllum hookeri
Subspecies: E. h. subsp. columbiense – E. h. subsp. guatemalense – E. h. subsp. hookeri – E. h. subsp. pittieri


Epiphyllum hookeri Haw., 1829.


  • Cereus hookeri Link & Otto, Cat. Sem. Hort. Berol, nom. inval., 1828.
  • Phyllocactus hookeri (Haw.) Salm-Dyck, Cact. Hort. Dyck 38. 1842.
  • Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. hookeri (Haw.) Kimnach, Cact. Succ. Journ. Am. 36: 110. 1964.


  • Anderson, E.F. 2001. The Cactus Family. (Timber Press) ISBN 0-88192-498-9.
  • Haworth, A.H. 1829. Phil. Mag. 6:108.
  • Hunt, D., Taylor, N. & Charles, G. (ed.) 2006. The New Cactus Lexicon. Milborne Port. ISBN 0-9538134-4-4.
  • The International Plant Names Index 2009. Published on the Internet. 2010 Jan 27 [1].

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