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Taxon: Pereskia grandifolia Haw.

 
Genus: Pereskia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Pereskioideae
Nomen number: 27358
Place of publication: Suppl. pl. succ. 85. 1819
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-May-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support; ornamental (fide Zander ed13; F NAmer)
  • Human food: vegetable (cladodes eaten as potherb fide Cact EBrazil 166. 2004)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil, [Bahia, Ceara, Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Parana, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo] Brazil [Bahia, Ceara, Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Parana, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, [Trinidad] Virgin Islands (British) [Tortola]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Nicaragua


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 analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo. (F Anal Sao Paulo)
  6. Bacekeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexikon 356.
  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. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  10. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  11. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  12. Fournet, J. Flore illustree des phanerogames de Guadeloupe et de Martinique. 1978 (F GuadMart)
  13. Henderson, M. et al. Declared weeds and alien invader plants in South Africa. Botanical Research Institute, bulletin 413. 1987 (Weeds SAfr)
  14. Howard, R. 1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt) 5:418.
  15. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  16. Leuenberger, B. E. 1986. Pereskia (Cactaceae) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 41:111.
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  18. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  19. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  20. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  21. Taylor, N. & D. Zappi Cacti of eastern Brazil. 2004 (Cact EBrazil)

Check other web resources for Pereskia grandifolia Haw. :

  • 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
  • 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.

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=27358. Accessed 19 October 2018.