Weberocereus imitans

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Weberocereus imitans


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: Weberocereus
Species: Weberocereus imitans


Weberocereus imitans (Kimnach & Hutchison) Buxb., 1978

    • Holotype: Costa Rica. Puntarenas: Valle de El General, near Cañas, ca. 1940, Lankester s.n. (UC-052593)


  • Werckleocereus imitans Kimnach & Hutchison in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 28: 154. 1956 syn. sec. Korotkova & al. 2017
  • Cryptocereus imitans (Kimnach & Hutchison) Backeb., Cactaceae 2: 734. 1959 syn. sec. Korotkova & al. 2017
  • Eccremocactus imitans (Kimnach & Hutchison) Kimnach in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 34: 82. 1962 syn. sec. Korotkova & al. 2017


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Costa Rica, Honduras

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


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