Harrisia adscendens

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Harrisia
Subgenus: H. subg. Harrisia
Sectio: H. sect. Adscendentes
Species: Harrisia adscendens

Name[edit]

Harrisia adscendens (Gürke) Britton & Rose, Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 2: 155, fig. 226 (1920).

    • Lectotype: Brazil, Bahia, Tambury, den Niederungen der catinga, Oct 1906, Ule 7072. (lectotype: B; isolectotype: HBG, K [photo]). Design. Taylor & Zappi (2004).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Cereus adscendens Gürke, Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 18: 66 (1908).
  • Homotypic
    • Eriocereus adscendens (Gürke) A.Berger, Kakteen 341 (1929).

Note:[edit]

May be identical with:

  • Harrisia platygona (Otto) Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 2: 156 (1920).
    • Cereus platygonus Otto in Salm-Dyck, Cact. Hort. Dyck. 1849: 199 (1850).
    • Eriocereus platygonus (Otto) Riccob., Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Palermo 8: 242 (1909).

Harrisia platygona has priority over Harrisia adscendens if treated as synonyms.

References[edit]

  • Anderson, E.F. (2001) The Cactus Family. (Timber Press) ISBN 0-88192-498-9.
  • Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N. (1920) The Cactaceae 2: 155, fig. 226.
  • Hunt, D., Taylor, N. & Charles, G. (ed.) (2006) The New Cactus Lexicon. Milborne Port. ISBN 0-9538134-4-4.
  • Taylor, N.P. & Zappi, D.C. (2004) Cacti of Eastern Brazil. Richmond, Surrey, England: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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