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. 20111
  • Lepismium paradoxum Salm-Dyck ex Pfeiff., Enum. Diagn. Cact.: 140. 1837 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 19952
  • Hariota paradoxa (Salm-Dyck ex Pfeiff.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 263. 1891 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 19952
  • Hylorhipsalis paradoxa (Salm-Dyck ex Pfeiff.) Doweld in Sukkulenty 4(1-2): 39. 2002 ["2001"] syn. sec. Korotkova 20213
    • Neotype (designated by Barthlott, W. & Taylor, N. P. 1995: 574): [icon] Lemaire in Hort. Univ. 2: tab. 50. 1840 - as Hariota alternata Lemaire, l.c., nom. illeg.
  • 1. Korotkova, N., Borsch, T., Quandt, D., Taylor, N. P., Müller, K. & Barthlott, W. 2011: What does it take to resolve relationships and to identify species with molecular markers? An example from the epiphytic Rhipsalideae (Cactaceae). – American Journal of Botany 98(9): 1549-1572. http://doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1000502, 2. Barthlott, W. & Taylor, N. P. 1995: Notes towards a monograph of Rhipsalideae (Cactaceae). – Bradleya 13: 43-79. http://doi.org/10.25223/brad.n13.1995.a7, 3. 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. http://doi.org/10.3372/wi.51.51208, 4. Barthlott, W. & Taylor, N. P. 1995: Notes towards a monograph of Rhipsalideae (Cactaceae). – Bradleya 13: 43-79. http://doi.org/10.25223/brad.n13.1995.a7
  • =Cereus pterocaulis Pfeiff., Enum. Diagn. Cact.: 140. 1837 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 19955
  • =Hariota alternata Lem. in Hort. Universel 2: 39, t. 50. 1840 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 19956
  • Rhipsalis alternata (Lem.) Lem., Cactées: 80. 1868 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 19956
  • =Rhipsalis pterocaulis C.F.Först., Handb. Cacteenk.: 453. 1846 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 19237
  • 7. Britton, N. L. & Rose, J.N. 1923: Cactaceae 4
  • =Lepismium alternatum W.H.Baxter, Suppl. Hort. Brit.: 576. 1850 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 19238
  • 8. Britton, N. L. & Rose, J.N. 1923: Cactaceae 4
  • =Rhipsalis paradoxa var. beastonii Hochstätter in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 64: 90. 1992 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)9
  • 9. 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. http://doi.org/10.25223/brad.n13.1995.a7