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Taxon: Hylocereus megalanthus (K. Schum. ex Vaupel) Ralf Bauer

 
Genus: Hylocereus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Hylocereeae
Nomen number: 451344
Place of publication: Cactaceae Syst. Init. 17:28. 2003
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Aug-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Aug-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • yellow pitaya  (Source: Cact Fam) - English

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental:
  • Human food: fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, [Loja, Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pichincha] Peru [San Martin]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  2. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  3. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  4. Taylor, N. & D. Zappi Cacti of eastern Brazil. 2004 (Cact EBrazil)
  5. Tel-Zur, N. et al. 2004. Genetic relationships among Hylocereus and Selenicereus vine cacti (Cactaceae): evidence from hybridization and cytological studies Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 94:527-534.

Check other web resources for Hylocereus megalanthus (K. Schum. ex Vaupel) Ralf Bauer :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hylocereus megalanthus 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=451344. Accessed 11 December 2018.