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Taxon: Selenicereus spinulosus (DC.) Britton & Rose

 
Genus: Selenicereus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Hylocereeae
Nomen number: 407236
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12:431. 1909
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Mar-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • vine-like moonlight cactus  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • småtaggig nattkaktus  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed14)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Veracruz]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  3. Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can)
  4. Britton, N. L. & J. N. Rose The Cactaceae, descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family. (Cact Britton & Rose) 2:207.
  5. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  9. Hunt, D. CITES Cactaceae checklist. 1992 (CITES Cact L)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Selenicereus spinulosus (DC.) Britton & Rose :

  • 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:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Selenicereus spinulosus cultivars
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=407236. Accessed 18 February 2019.