Harrisia portoricensis

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Harrisia portoricensis

Harrisia portoricensis Britton in Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 35: 563. 1908 sec. Franck 2016
  • Cereus portoricensis (Britton) Urb. in Symb. Antill. 4: 430. 1910 syn. sec. Franck 2016
    • Neotype (designated by Franck, A. R. 20121): Puerto Rico. mainland, near Ponce, 1906, Britton & Cowell 1324, flowered 21 Aug 1912 (NY)
    • Epitype (designated by Franck, A. R. 20121): Puerto Rico. Mona Island, 6 Mar 1994, Areces-Mallea s.n. (2 sheets, NY)
  • 1. Franck, A. R. 2012: Synopsis of Harrisia including a newly described species, several typifications, new synonyms, and a key to species. – Haseltonia 18: 95-104
  • =Harrisia hurstii W.T.Marshall in Marshall & Bock, Cactaceae: 96, 97, fig. 46. 1941 syn. sec. Franck 2016
    • Holotype: Dominican Republic. Monte Cristi Prov., Hurst finca near Monte Cristi, 25 Nov 1936, Marshall s.n. (GH)

Distribution (General)

Southwest mainland and western and southern islands of Puerto Rico, and maybe west Dominican Republic.A

Ecology

Scrubland on exposed limestone rock; 0-150 mA

Bibliography

A. Franck, A. R. 2016: Monograph of Harrisia (Cactaceae). – Phytoneuron 2016-85: 1-159