Harrisia tetracantha

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Harrisia tetracantha


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: Trichocereinae
Genus: Harrisia
Subgenus: H. subg. Eriocereus
Sectio: H. sect. Roseocereus
Species: Harrisia tetracantha


Harrisia tetracantha (Labour.) D.R.Hunt (1987)


  • Cereus tephracanthus Link & Otto ex Steud.
  • Cereus tetracanthus Labour.
  • Echinopsis tetracantha (Labour.) Anceschi & Magli


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia
    • Introduced into:
      • Canary Is.

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Franck, A.R. (2012). Synopsis of Harrisia including a newly described species, several typifications, new synonyms, and a key to species Haseltonia 18: 95-104.


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