Rhipsalis pulchra

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Rhipsalis pulchra

Rhipsalis pulchra Loefgr. in Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 1: 75-76, tab. 5. 1915 sec. Korotkova & al. 20111
  • 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. 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

Distribution (General)

Brazil: Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São PauloA

Descriptions (aggregated)

Old stem segment duration: deciduous [1]; stem shape: terete [1] entire plant habitat: epiphytic [1]; entire plant orientation: pendent [1]; entire plant branching: subacrotonic [1], acrotonic [1]; entire plant pubescence: glabrous [1] flower quantity per areol contemporaneously: 1 [1]; flower coloration: pale pink [1]; flower architecture: actinomorphic [1]; flower position: subterminal [1], lateral [1]; flower size qualitativ: small [1]; flower size quantitativ: 1525 mm areole prominence: superficial [1] fruit coloration: whitish [1], white [1], red [1], purplish [1]; fruit shape: depressed globose [1] bud orientation: pendulous [1]
A single or the first number in square brackets denotes sample size


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