Selenicereus nelsonii

Selenicereus nelsonii


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
Species: Selenicereus nelsonii


Selenicereus nelsonii (Weing.) Britton & Rose, 1923

    • Lectotype (designated by Bauer, R. 2003: 491): Mexico. Locality unknown, from material sent by Dr J. L. Slater to C. Z. Nelson, of which cuttings were sent to Britton & Rose (US-2947536A)


  • Cereus nelsonii Weing. in Z. Sukkulentenk. 1: 33. 1923 syn. sec. Korotkova & al. 2017


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Hidalgo, Veracruz, Chiapas).

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


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