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Pfeiffera monacantha


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Echinocereeae
Genus: Pfeiffera
Species: P. asuntapatensis – P. boliviana – P. ianthothele – P. miyagawae – P. monacantha – P. paraganiensis

Source(s) of checklist: 
  • Korotkova, N. et al. 2021. Pfeiffera in Cactaceae at A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Dec 19. Reference page



  • Rhipsalis subg. Acanthorhipsalis K.Schum., Gesamtbeschr. Kakt.: 615. 1898 syn. sec. Korotkova & al. 2010
  • Acanthorhipsalis (K.Schum.) Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 4: 211. 1923 syn. sec. Korotkova & al. 2010
    • Type: Rhipsalis monacantha Griseb.
    • Bolivihanburya Guiggi, Iconogr. Cat. Cact. Cult. Hanbury: 28. 2016 syn. sec. Korotkova 2021


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Bolivia to NW. Argentina.

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


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