Taxon: Selenicereus grandiflorus (L.) Britton & Rose

 
Genus: Selenicereus
Family: Cactaceae
  Subfamily: Cactoideae
      Tribe: Hylocereeae
Nomen number: 33593
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12:430. 1909
Name Verified on: 02-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Mar-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F; F NAmer)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range obscure

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Haiti; Jamaica
    • Central America: Nicaragua

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Bahamas; Barbados; Guadeloupe; Martinique; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

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  • Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can)
  • Blumenthal, M., ed. The complete German Commission E monographs: therapeutic guide to herbal medicines. 1998 (German CommE Monog)
  • Bravo-Hollis, H. & H. Sánchez-Mejorada 1978. Las Cactáceas de México, vol. 1 - 1978, vols. 2,3 - 1991 (Cact Mex) 462.
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  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. 1982 (F Bahamas)
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  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. 1982 (F PR)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis, ed. 2. 2000 (F PR ed2)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Moscoso, R. M. Catalogus florae domingensis. 1943 (L Doming)
  • Núñez Meléndez, E. Plantas medicinales de Puerto Rico: Folklore y fundamentos científicos. 1982 (Pl Med PR)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). 2001 (F Nicaragua)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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