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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. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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, Ciudad de México, Guerrero, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Morelos, Oaxaca, Nayarit]

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family (Cact Fam)
  3. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  4. Hunt, D. et al., eds. The new cactus lexicon (Cact 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 June 2019.