Selenicereus vagans

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Selenicereus vagans


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Hylocereeae
Genus: Selenicereus
Sectio: S. sect. Selenicereus
Species: Selenicereus vagans


Selenicereus vagans (K.Brandegee) Britton & Rose, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 16: 242 (1913).

    • Type: Mexico: On El Creston, an island in the harbor at Mazatlan. T.S. Brandegee s.n. HT: UC.


  • Cereus vagans K.Brandegee in Zoë 5(10): 191. 1905 syn. sec. Korotkova & al. 2017
  • Mediocactus vagans (K.Brandegee) Doweld in Sukkulenty 4(1-2): 42. 2002 ["2001"] syn. sec. Korotkova & al. 2017
    • Cereus longicaudatus F.A.C.Weber in Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 10: 384. 1904 syn. sec. Korotkova & al. 2017
  • Selenicereus longicaudatus (F.A.C.Weber) Borg, Cacti, ed. 1: 166. 1937 syn. sec. Korotkova & al. 2017


Native distribution areas:
Selenicereus vagans
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

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


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