Genus: Pereskia Mill.

 
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Pereskioideae
Genus number: 9090
Last updated: 17-Feb-2004
Accession Count: 11 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family
  2. Edwards, E. J. et al. 2005. Basal cactus phylogeny: implications of Pereskia (Cactaceae) paraphyly for the transition to the cactus life form. Amer. J. Bot. 92:1177-1188. Note: Pereskia appears to be paraphyletic
  3. Leuenberger, B. E. 2008. Pereskia, Maihuenia, and Blossfeldia —taxonomic history, updates, and notes. Haseltonia 14:54-93.

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Pereskia
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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=9090. Accessed 22 November 2019.