Lepismium lumbricoides

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Lepismium lumbricoides

Lepismium lumbricoides (Lem.) Barthlott in Bradleya 5: 99. 1987 sec. Korotkova & al. 2011
  • Cereus lumbricoides Lem., Cact. Gen. Sp. Nov.: 60. 1839 syn. sec. Barthlott 1987
  • Rhipsalis lumbricoides (Lem.) Lem. in Ill. Hort. 6(Misc.): 68. 1859 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 1995
  • Ophiorhipsalis lumbricoides (Lem.) Doweld in Sukkulenty 4(1-2): 39. 2002 ["2001"] syn. sec. IPNI 2000+
    • Type: Uruguay, Montevideo, assumed not to have been preserved
    • Type: Neotype: cultivated by N.E. Brown, 1903, ex Hort. Corderoy in 1860 (K) - according to the annotation by Brown, Corderoy believed his plant to be a propagation from Lemaire's type1
  • 1. Barthlott, W. & Taylor, N. P. 1995: Notes towards a monograph of Rhipsalideae (Cactaceae). – Bradleya 13: 43-79: 47
  • =Hariota lumbricalis Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 262. 1891 syn. sec. ???

Habitat

Bolivia: Lowlands: Rain forest, Savannas of northern Beni, Amazonian Savannas; Andes: Tucuman-Bolivian forestA

Distribution (General)

Brazil: São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul; Uruguay; Paraguay; Argentina: Corrientes, Entre Rios, Misiones, Buenos Aires, Formosa, Chaco, Jujuy, Salta, Tucumán, Catamarca; Bolivia: Beni, Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Pando, Santa Cruz, TarijaA,B

Habitat

Bolivia: Lowlands: Rain forest, Savannas of northern Beni, Amazonian Savannas; Andes: Tucuman-Bolivian forestA

Ecology

Epiphytic in seasonal forest from sea level to 1900 m altitudeB

Descriptions (aggregated)

Old stem segment duration: persistent [2]; stem width: 0.32.5 cm; stem shape: terete [2], angled [1] entire plant habitat: epiphytic [1], epiphyte [1]; entire plant orientation: pendent [2], creeping [2]; entire plant branching: mesotonic [2]; entire plant pubescence: glabrous [1] flower quantity per areol contemporaneously: 1 [2]; flower coloration: whitish [2]; flower architecture: actinomorphic [2]; flower position: subapical [2], lateral [2]; flower size qualitativ: small [2] areole prominence: superficial [2] fruit coloration: red [2]; fruit shape: globose [2] bud orientation: oblique [2]
A single or the first number in square brackets denotes sample size

Bibliography

A. Kiesling, R., Oakley, L., Metzing, D., Muruaga, N., Albesiano, A.S., Korotkova, N., Huaylla Limachi, L. & Quispe, N. 2014: Cactaceae, pp. 443-471. – In: Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck, S.G., Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia
B. Barthlott, W. & Taylor, N. P. 1995: Notes towards a monograph of Rhipsalideae (Cactaceae). – Bradleya 13: 43-79