Rhipsalis paradoxa

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Rhipsalis paradoxa

Rhipsalis paradoxa (Salm-Dyck ex Pfeiff.) Salm-Dyck, Cact. Hort. Dyck., ed. 1844: 39. 1845 sec. Korotkova & al. 2011
  • Lepismium paradoxum Salm-Dyck ex Pfeiff., Enum. Diagn. Cact.: 140. 1837 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Hariota paradoxa (Salm-Dyck ex Pfeiff.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 263. 1891 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Hylorhipsalis paradoxa (Salm-Dyck ex Pfeiff.) Doweld in Sukkulenty 4(1-2): 39. 2002 ["2001"] syn. sec. Korotkova 2021
    • Neotype (designated by Barthlott, W. & Taylor, N. P. 1995: 571): [icon] Lemaire in Hort. Univ. 2: tab.50 (1840)! - as Hariota alternata Lemaire, l.c., nom. illeg.
  • 1. Barthlott, W. & Taylor, N. P. 1995: Notes towards a monograph of Rhipsalideae (Cactaceae). – Bradleya 13: 43-79
  • =Cereus pterocaulis Pfeiff., Enum. Diagn. Cact.: 140. 1837 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • =Hariota alternata Lem. in Hort. Universel 2: 39, t. 50. 1840 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Rhipsalis alternata (Lem.) Lem., Cactées: 80. 1868 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • =Rhipsalis pterocaulis C.F.Först., Handb. Cacteenk.: 453. 1846 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 1923
  • =Lepismium alternatum W.H.Baxter, Suppl. Hort. Brit.: 576. 1850 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 1923
  • =Rhipsalis paradoxa var. beastonii Hochstätter in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 64: 90. 1992 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)

Distribution (General)

Brazil: (SW Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina)A

Ecology

Epiphyte in seasonal Atlantic forest, sea level to c. 800 m altitude.A

Descriptions (aggregated)

Old stem segment duration: deciduous [2]; stem width: 0.75 cm; stem shape: angled [3] entire plant habitat: epiphytic [1], epiphyte [1]; entire plant orientation: pendent [2]; entire plant branching: acrotonic [2]; entire plant pubescence: woolly [2] flower quantity per areol contemporaneously: 1 [2]; flower coloration: yellow [1], whitish [1], white [1]; flower architecture: actinomorphic [2]; flower position: subapical [2], lateral [2]; flower size qualitativ: small [2]; flower size quantitativ: 1220 mm areole prominence: superficial [2], sunken [2] fruit coloration: white [1], reddish [1]; fruit shape: depressed globose [2] bud orientation: oblique [2]
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