Schlumbergera microsphaerica

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Schlumbergera microsphaerica

Schlumbergera microsphaerica (K.Schum.) P.V.Heath in Calyx 2(2): 64. 1992 sec. Korotkova & al. 2011
  • Cereus microsphaericus K.Schum., Fl. Bras. 4(2): 197. 1890 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Epiphyllanthus microsphaericus (K.Schum.) Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 4: 181. 1923 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Arthrocereus microsphaericus (K.Schum.) A.Berger, Kakteen: 146, 337. 1929 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Trichocereus microsphaericus (K.Schum.) H.P.Kelsey & Dayton, Standard. Pl. Names, ed. 2: 78. 1942 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
  • Zygocactus microsphaericus (K.Schum.) Buxb. in Krainz, Kakteen 4: Morph. 15. 1957 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Schlumbergera microsphaerica Hoevel in Kakteen And. Sukk. 21: 186. 1970, nom. inval., syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 19951
    • Type: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Glaziou s.n. (B, destroyed)
    • Neotype (designated by Taylor, N. P. 19912): [icon.] Löfgren in Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 2; tab.5, fig. B. 1918
  • 1. new comb. without basionym reference (based on E. microsphaericus); , 2. Taylor, N. P. 1991: Proposal to conserve 5401a Arthrocereus (A. Berger) A. Berger (Cactaceae) with a new type. – Taxon 40: 660-662
  • =Cereus obtusangulus K.Schum., Fl. Bras. 4(2): 198. 1890 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Epiphyllum obtusangulum (K.Schum.) Lindl. ex K.Schum., Fl. Bras. 4(2): 198. 1890 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Epiphyllanthus obtusangulus (K.Schum.) A.Berger in Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 16: 84. 1905 syn. sec. ???
  • Zygocactus obtusangulus (K.Schum.) Loefgr. in Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 2: 28. 1918 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Schlumbergera obtusangula (K.Schum.) D.R.Hunt in Kew Bull. 23(2): 260. 1969 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Schlumbergera microsphaerica f. obtusangula (K.Schum.) P.V.Heath in Calyx 2: 64. 1992 syn. sec. Korotkova 2021
  • =Cereus parvulus K.Schum., Fl. Bras. 4(2): 197. 1890 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Schlumbergera microsphaerica f. parvula (K.Schum.) P.V.Heath in Calyx 2: 64. 1992 syn. sec. Korotkova 2021
  • =Cereus anomalus K.Schum., Keys Monogr. Cact.: 16. 1903 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 1923
  • =Zygocactus candidus Loefgr. in Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 2: 30. 1918 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Epiphyllum candidum Barb.Rodr. ex Loefgr. in Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 2: 30, pl. 6. 1918 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Epiphyllanthus candidus (Loefgr.) Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 4: 182. 1923 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Schlumbergera candida (Loefgr.) Hoevel in Kakteen And. Sukk. 21: 186. 1970 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Schlumbergera microsphaerica subsp. candida (Loefgr.) D.R.Hunt in Succ. Pl. Res. 4: 79. 1995 syn. sec. IPNI
  • Epiphyllanthus microsphaericus subsp. candidus (Loefgr.) Doweld in Sukkulenty 4: 41. 2002 ["2001"] syn. sec. Korotkova 2021
  • Schlumbergera microsphaerica f. candida (Loefgr.) Süpplie, Schlumbergera Direct. Spec. Hybr.: 3. 2004, nom. inval., syn. sec. Korotkova 2021

Distribution (General)

Brazil (Minas Gerais / Espírito Santo, NW Rio de Janeiro: Serra do Caparaó and Serra do ItatiaiaA

Ecology

Epiphytic and epilithic in cloud forest, at 2200-2787 m altitudeA

Descriptions (aggregated)

Stem shape: flattened [1] entire plant habitat: epiphytic [1], epilithic [1]; entire plant orientation: semierect [1]; entire plant branching: acrotonic [1] flower quantity per areol contemporaneously: 1 [1]; flower coloration: pink [1]; flower architecture: zygomorphic [1]; flower position: apical [1]; flower size qualitativ: large [1] areole prominence: superficial [1] fruit coloration: white [1], green [1]; fruit shape: turbinate [1], globular [1] bud orientation: oblique [1]
A single or the first number in square brackets denotes sample size

Bibliography

A. Barthlott, W. & Taylor, N. P. 1995: Notes towards a monograph of Rhipsalideae (Cactaceae). – Bradleya 13: 43-79