Disocactus macranthus

Disocactus macranthus


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: Disocactus
Species: Disocactus macranthus


Disocactus macranthus (Alexander) Kimnach & Hutchison, 1957

    • Lectotype (designated by Bauer, R. 20031): Mexico, Oaxaca, N of Niltepec, on the N side of the main Sierra near La Gloria, 830 m, 1939/1940, T. MacDougall A42 (US; isotypes: M, MO, P)


  • Pseudorhipsalis macrantha Alexander in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 14: 20. 1942 syn. sec. Cruz & al. 2016
  • Disisorhipsalis macrantha (Alexander) Doweld in Sukkulenty 4(1-2): 40. 2002 ["2001"] syn. sec. Cruz & al. 2016
    • Disocactus macranthus var. glaucocladus Ewald in Epiphytes 13(52): 107. 1989 syn. sec. Cruz & al. 2016


Native distribution areas:
Disocactus macranthus
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Guatemala
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

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


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