Hylocereus polyrhizus

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Hylocereus polyrhizus

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: Hylocereeae
Genus: Hylocereus
Sectio: H. sect. Hylocereus
Species: Hylocereus polyrhizus

Name[edit]

Hylocereus polyrhizus (F.A.C.Weber) Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 2: 185 (1920), nom. ambig.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Cereus polyrhizus F.A.C.Weber in K.Schum., Gesamtbeschr. Kakt. 151 (1897).

Note:[edit]

This name has been attributed to both Hylocereus costaricensis and Hylocereus monacanthus but the original description of F.A.C.Weber describes an epiphytic, five-angled plant which only might be a juvenil Hylocereus. The name is indeterminate.

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