Rhipsalis mesembryanthemoides

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Rhipsalis mesembryanthemoides


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. Rhipsalis
Species: Rhipsalis mesembryanthemoides



Rhipsalis mesembryanthemoides Haw., Rev. Pl. Succ. 71. 1821

    • Neotype (designated by Barthlott, W. & Taylor, N. P. 1995: 661): [icon] 'Rhipsalis mesembryanthemoides Haw. Collected in Brazil by Messrs Bowie & Cunningham and received from them in 1816 from the Orpheus Frigate', water colour illustration [by T. Duncanson] (K)


  • Rhipsalis echinata Pfeiff., Enum. Diagn. Cact.: 136. 1837 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 1923
  • Hariota mesembrianthemoides Lem., Cact. Aliq. Nov.: 39. 1838 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 1923
  • Hariota mesembryanthemodes Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 262. 1891 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 1923


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil Southeast

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



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Vernacular names

русский: Рипсалис мезембриантемовый
svenska: middagsblomskaktus
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