subfamily Cactoideae

Family number: 2992    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
Alternate name:
Number of accepted genera: 3
Type genus: Lymanbensonia Kimnach
Comments: dicot

Complete list of genera

References for subfamily:

  • Korotkova, N. et al. 2010. A phylogenetic analysis of Pfeiffera and the reinstatement of Lymanbensonia as an independently evolved lineage of epiphytic Cactaceae within a new tribe Lymanbensonieae. (Willdenowia) 40:151-172.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 27 May 2019.