Leucostele

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Leucostele

Leucostele Backeb. in Kakteen And. Sukk. 4(3): 36. 1953 sec. Hunt 2016

Acknowledgments

Revised by Boris O. Schlumpberger

Taxon standing

Category B. The genus is monophyletic based on phylogenetic studies that support the clade based on a sufficiently dense or even complete sampling, or support a monotypic genus as a distinct lineage, but do not provide a new taxonomic treatment at the species level. In many cases, older classical taxonomic synopses or a monographic treatment exist for these genera providing a reliable assessment of the species included.

Notes

Excluded from Echinopsis by Schlumpberger & Renner (2012); cf. Hunt (2016), CITES Cactaceae Checklist 3rd edition; see also note under Echinopsis.A

Bibliography

A. Schlumpberger, B. 2021: Revisions of Acanthocalycium, Echinopsis, Leucostele, Lobivia, Setiechinopsis, Soehrensia, Reicheocactus, Trichocereus. – In: Korotkova N. & al., Cactaceae at Caryophyllales.org – a dynamic online species-level taxonomic backbone for the family. – Willdenowia 51: 251-270