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Taxon: Disocactus speciosus (Cav.) Barthlott

 
Genus: Disocactus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Hylocereeae
Nomen number: 410715
Place of publication: Bradleya 9:87. 1991
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix I:
  • Environmental: ornamental (as Heliocereus speciosus)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Durango, Sinaloa]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Ciudad de México]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala (possibly), Honduras, Nicaragua


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family
  3. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  4. Hunt, D. et al., eds. 2006. The new cactus lexicon

Check other web resources for Disocactus speciosus (Cav.) Barthlott :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Disocactus speciosus 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=410715. Accessed 17 October 2019.