Rhipsalis burchellii

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Rhipsalis burchellii

Rhipsalis burchellii Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 4: 225. 1923 sec. Korotkova & al. 20111
  • Erythrorhipsalis burchellii (Britton & Rose) Volgin in Vestn. Moskovsk. Univ., Ser. 16, Biol. 36(3): 19. 1981 syn. sec. Barthlott & Taylor 19952
    • Paralectotype: Brazil, São Paulo, Mun. São Paulo, Jabaquara, 15 Aug 1915, J.N. Rose & P.G. Russell 20857 (K)
    • Paralectotype: Brazil, São Paulo, Mun. São Paulo, Jabaquara, 15 Aug 1915, J.N. Rose & P.G. Russell 20857 (NY)
    • Lectotype (designated by Barthlott, W. & Taylor, N. P. 1995: 693): Brazil, São Paulo, Mun. São Paulo, Jabaquara, 15 Aug 1915, J.N. Rose & P.G. Russell 20857 (US: US00037560)
  • 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. 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
  • =Rhipsalis cribrata Loefgr. in Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 1: 81. pl. 10. 1915 syn. sec. Britton & Rose 19234
  • 4. Britton, N. L. & Rose, J.N. 1923: Cactaceae 4

Distribution (General)

Brazil: São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina?A

Description

Much branched, very weak, with long slender hanging branches, the branching usually dichotonmous; ultimate branches usually 4 to 10 cm. long; flowers subterminal, campanulate, 10 to 12 mm. long, white; fruit turbinate, rose-colored.B

Etymology

This species is named for William John Burchell (1781-1863), who went to Brazil in 1825, where he made large and valuable collections.B

Descriptions (aggregated)

Flower quantity per areol contemporaneously: 12; flower coloration: white [1]; flower size qualitativ: medium [1]; flower size quantitativ: 20 mm [1] fruit coloration: magenta [1]; fruit shape: ovoid [1]
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
B. Britton, N. L. & Rose, J.N. 1923: Cactaceae 4