Harrisia eriophora

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Harrisia eriophora


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. Harrisia
Series: H. ser. Harrisia
Species: Harrisia eriophora


  • Harrisia eriophora (Pfeiff.) Britton, Bull.Torrey Bot. Club 35: 562 (1908 publ. 1909).
    • Neotype: Pfeiffer & Otto, Abbild. Beschr. Cact., Tab. 22 (1843). Design. A.R.Franck (2012)


  • Cereus cubensis Zucc. ex Seitz
  • Cereus eriophorus Pfeiff.
  • Cereus subrepandus Pfeiff.
  • Eriocereus subrepandus Riccob.
  • Harrisia cubensis (Zucc. ex Seitz) Greuter & R.Rankin


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Cuba

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Anderson, E.F. 2001. The Cactus Family. Timber Press, ISBN 0-88192-498-9.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T.. 2007. Catalogue of the seed plants of the West Indies Website. 2010 Mar 08 [1]
  • Franck, A.R. 2012. Systematics of Harrisia (Cactaceae) (168!). Graduate School Theses and Dissertations [2].


Vernacular names[edit]

español: Jijira, Pitahaya
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