Espostoa melanostele subsp. nana

Espostoa melanostele subsp. nana


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: Espostoa
Species: Espostoa melanostele
Subspecies: Espostoa melanostele subsp. nana


Espostoa melanostele subsp. nana (F.Ritter) G.J.Charles, 2002


  • Espostoa nana F.Ritter
  • Pseudoespostoa nana (F.Ritter) Backeb.


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

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


Primary referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page


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