Matucana oreodoxa

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Matucana oreodoxa


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: Matucana
Species: Matucana oreodoxa
Subspecies: M. o. subsp. oreodoxa – M. o. subsp. roseiflora


Matucana oreodoxa (F.Ritter) Slaba, Kaktusy (Brno) 22(6): 130. 1986.

    • Typus: PERU: Ancash, mountains north of Pushea. Ritter 1311 (holotypus:U; isotypus: SGO, ZSS).


  • Borzicactus madisoniorum Hutchison in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 35: 167. 1963 syn.
  • Submatucana madisoniorum (Hutchison) Backeb., Kakteenlex.: 412. 1966 syn.
  • Eomatucana madisoniorum (Hutchison) F.Ritter, Kakteen Südamerika 4: 1487. 1981 syn.
  • Anhaloniopsis madisoniorum (Hutchison) Mottram in in Cactician 5: 11. 2014 syn
  • Loxanthocereus madisoniorum (Hutchison) Buxb. syn
  • Loxanthocereus madisonorum (Hutchison) Buxb. in Krainz, Kakteen 57: CV c. 1974, nom. inval., syn.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Peru (Ancash)

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


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Additional references[edit]

  • Beullens, A. Matucana. Published on the internet. [1]
  • Hunt, D., Taylor, N. & Charles, G. (ed.) (2006) The New Cactus Lexicon. Milborne Port. ISBN 0-9538134-4-4.


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