Pereskia

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Pereskioideae
Genus: Pereskia
Subgenera: P. subg. Pereskia – P. subg. Rhodocactus
Genera: P. aculeata – P. bahiensis – P. diaz-romeroana – P. grandifolia – P. horrida – P. nemorosa – P. sacharosa – P. stenantha – P. weberiana

Name[edit]

Pereskia Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4: [1026] (1754).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Peirescia Zucc., Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 2: 695 (1837), orth. var.
    • Peireskia K.Schum., Fl. Bras. 4(2): 308 (1890), orth. var.
    • Perescia Lem., orth. var.
  • Heterotypic
    • Pereskia sect. Rhodocactus A.Berger, Kakteen: 43 (1929).
      • Rhodocactus (A.Berger) F.M.Knuth, Nye Kaktusbog: 102 (1930).
        • Type species: Rhodocactus grandifolius (Haw.) F.M.Knuth
    • Carpophillus Neck., Elem. Bot. 2: 84. (1790), nom. inval.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa (introduced)
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Provinces.
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate (introduced)
    • Regional: China
      • China Southeast.
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical (introduced)
    • Regional: Indo-China
      • Myanmar, Vietnam.
  • Continental: Australasia (introduced)
    • Regional: Australia
      • New South Wales, Queensland.
  • Continental: Pacific (introduced)
    • Regional: North-Central Pacific
      • Hawaii.
  • Continental: Northern America (introduced)
    • Regional: South-Central U.S.A.
      • Texas.
    • Regional: Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Florida.
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Southwest.
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Guatemala (introduced), Panama.
    • Regional: Caribbean (introduced)
      • Bermuda, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Islands.
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela.
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador (introduced), Peru.
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil West-Central, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil South.
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Paraguay.

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

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Laubkakteen
English: Lemon Vines, Rose Cacti, Leaf Cacti
español: Enredadera Limón, Cacto Rosa, Cacto de Hojas, Bleo, Guamacho, Palo de Puerco Espín, Supire
suomi: Puukaktukset
latviešu: Pereskijas (Lapu kaktusi)
polski: Drzewidło
svenska: Trädkaktussläktet
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