Rhipsalis cereuscula

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Rhipsalis cereuscula
Rhipsalis cereuscula


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Rhipsalideae
Genus: Rhipsalis
Subgenus: R. subg. Erythrorhipsalis
Species: Rhipsalis cereuscula



Rhipsalis cereuscula Haw., Philos. Mag. Ann. Chem. 7: 112. 1830.


  • Erythrorhipsalis cereuscula (Haw.) Volgin
  • Hariota cereuscula (Haw.) Kuntze
  • Hariota penduiflora (N.E.Br.) Kuntze
  • Hariota saglionis Lem.
  • Rhipsalis brachiata Hook.
  • Rhipsalis cereuscula var. rubrodisca (Loefgr.) Castell.
  • Rhipsalis cribrata N.E.Br.
  • Rhipsalis penduliflora N.E.Br.
  • Rhipsalis saglionis (Lem.) Otto ex Walp.
  • Rhipsalis saglionis var. rubrodisca Loefgr.
  • Rhipsalis simmleri Beauverd



The name Rhipsalis penduliflora has been in use for various species, but the type belongs here.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central
  • Introduced into:
    • Costa Rica, Florida

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



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svenska: Mistelkaktus
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