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Lepismium cruciforme


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Rhipsalideae
Genus: Lepismium
Subgenera: L. subg. Lepismium – L. subg. Ophiorhipsalis

Species overview: L. cruciforme – L. houlletianum – L. lorentzianum – L. lumbricoides – L. warmingianum

Source(s) of checklist: 
  • Korotkova, N. et al. 2021. Lepismium in Cactaceae at Caryophyllales.org. A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Dec 28. Reference page



  • Homotypic
    • Lepismium subg. Eulepismium F.M.Knuth in Backeb. & F.M.Knuth, Kaktus-ABC 57, 156. 1936, nom. inval.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

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


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