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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: Cereeae
Subtribus: Trichocereinae
Genus: Leucostele
Species: L. atacamensis – L. bolligeriana – L. chiloensis – L. coquimbana – L. deserticola – L. terscheckii – L. tunariensis – L. werdermanniana

Source(s) of checklist:
Checklist based uncritically on accepted species according to Schlumpberger (2012)


Leucostele Backeb. (1953)


  • Homotypic
    • Echinopsis sect. Leucostele (Backeb.) Molinari & Mayta, Succulentopi@ 14: 11. 2015.


  • Backeberg, C. 1953. Kakt. u. andere Sukkulent. 1953: 36.
  • Schlumpberger, B.O. & Renner, S.S. 2012. Molecular phylogenetics of Echinopsis (Cactaceae): Polyphyly at all levels and convergent evolution of pollination modes and growth forms. American Journal of Botany 99(8):1335-1349.
  • Schlumpberger, B.O. 2012. New combinations in the Echinopsis alliance Cactaceae Systematics Initiatives 28: 29–31.
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