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Taxon: Pereskia aculeata Mill.

 
Genus: Pereskia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Pereskioideae
Nomen number: 27356
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Pereskia. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-May-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3; Zander ed13; F NAmer; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Human food: vegetable (cladodes eaten as potherb fide Cact EBrazil 166. 2004)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, [Trinidad] Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Corrientes, Entre Rios, Misiones] Paraguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian (s.)]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (s.)]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Dominican Republic
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador [Manabi]


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  2. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  4. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  5. Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. (L Parana)
  6. Angely, J. A. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo. (F Anal Sao Paulo)
  7. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  8. Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can) 911.
  9. Bravo-Hollis, H. & H. Sánchez-Mejorada 1978. Las Cactáceas de México, vol. 1 - 1978, vols. 2,3 - 1991 (Cact Mex) 145-147.
  10. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  11. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  12. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  13. Funk, V. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584. 2007 (L Guiana Shield)
  14. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  15. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  16. Gooding, E. G. et al. Flora of Barbados. (F Barbados)
  17. Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  18. Henderson, M. et al. Declared weeds and alien invader plants in South Africa. Botanical Research Institute, bulletin 413. 1987 (Weeds SAfr)
  19. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  20. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  21. Hunt, D. CITES Cactaceae checklist. 1992 (CITES Cact L)
  22. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  23. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  24. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  25. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  26. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  27. Leuenberger, B. E. 1986. Pereskia (Cactaceae) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 41:58.
  28. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  29. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  30. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  31. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  32. Steyermark, J. A. & O. Huber Flora del Avila. (F Avila)
  33. Taylor, N. & D. Zappi Cacti of eastern Brazil. 2004 (Cact EBrazil)
  34. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  35. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  36. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Pereskia aculeata Mill. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=27356. Accessed 16 November 2018.