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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: Rebutiinae
Genus: Rebutia
Species: R. fabrisii – R. minuscula – R. padcayensis

Source(s) of checklist:
Checklist based on Mosti, Bandara & Papaini (2011)


Rebutia K.Schum., Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 5: 102. 1895.


  • Homotypic
    • Eurebutia (Backeb.) G.Vande Weghe, Cactus 8: 108. 1938, nom. inval.
    • Reutia subg. Eurebutia Backeb., Blätt. Kakteenf. 1(2): [7]. 1934, nom. inval.


Recent studies (Ritz & al. 2007) has shown that Rebutia sensu lat. is polyphyletic and that several genera are distinct. See also Aylostera, Weingartia.


  • Hentzschel, G. & Augustin, K. 2008, Weingartia, Sulcorebutia und Cintia - an indissociable whole. Gymnocalycium 21(2): 767–782.
  • Mosti, S., Bandara, N.L. & Papini, A. 2011: Further insights and new combinations in Aylostera (Cactaceae) based on molecular and morphological data. Pakistan J. Bot. 43(6): 2769-2785 [1].
  • Ritz, M.C. & al. 2007. The molecular phylogeny of Rebutia (Cactaceae) and its allies demonstrates the influence of paleogeography on the evolution of South American mountain cacti. American Journal of Botany 94: 1321–1332.
  • Schumann, K. 1895. Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 5: 102.
  • USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Rebutia in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed on 04 February 2009.

Vernacular names[edit]

español: Quisco
polski: Rebucja
suomi: Pyörökaktukset
svenska: Kranskaktussläktet
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