Parodia warasii

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Parodia warasii


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Notocacteae
Genus: Parodia
Species: Parodia warasii


Parodia warasii (F.Ritter) F.H.Brandt, Kakteen Orch. Rundschau 1982(4): 62. 1982.


The specific epithet honors the Brazilian plant collector Eddie Waras from Sao Paulo.


  • Homotypic
    • Eriocephala warasii (F.Ritter) Guiggi, Cactology 3: 6. 2012.
    • Notocactus magnificus var. warasii (F.Ritter) N.Gerloff & Neduchal, Internoto 25(2): 42. 2004.
    • Notocactus warasii (F.Ritter) T.Hewitt & Donald, Ashingtonia 1(11): loose page insert [2]. 1975, comb. inval.
    • Eriocactus warasii F.Ritter (1973)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul).

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


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