Disocactus

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Disocactus

Disocactus Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 31: t. 9. 1845 sec. Cruz & al. 2016
  • =Cereus subsect. Heliocereus A.Berger in Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 16: 78. 1905 syn. sec. Korotkova & al. 2017
  • Heliocereus (A.Berger) Britton & Rose in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 433. 1909 syn. sec. Korotkova & al. 2017
  • =Mediocereus Frič & Kreuz. in Kreuzinger, Verzeichnis Amer. Sukk. Rev. Syst. Kakteen: 19. 1935, nom. illeg., syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
  • =×Disheliocereus G.D.Rowley in Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 37: 48. 1982 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
  • =×Disochia G.D.Rowley in Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 37: 48. 1982 syn. sec. Cruz & al. 2016

Acknowledgments

Compiled by Nadja Korotkova, revised by Salvador Arias

Notes

Disocactus was newly circumscribed by Cruz & al. (2016) as the results of their phylogenetic study where Disocactus sensu Barthlott (1991) and Hunt (2006) was found as polyphyletic, with Aporocactus forming a separate lineage and Disocactus including three erstwhile Epiphyllum species.A

Bibliography

A. Korotkova, N. 2021: Revisions of Deamia, Disocactus, Epiphyllum, Hatiora, Kimnachia, Lepismium, Leuenbergeria, Lymanbensonia, Pereskia, Pfeiffera, Pseudorhipsalis, Rhipsalidopsis, Rhipsalis, Schlumbergera, Selenicereus, Strophocactus, Weberocereus, and various other names. In: Korotkova N. & al., Cactaceae at Caryophyllales.org – a dynamic online species-level taxonomic backbone for the family. – Willdenowia 51: 250-270