Rhipsalis ewaldiana

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Rhipsalis ewaldiana

Rhipsalis ewaldiana Barthlott & N.P.Taylor in Bradleya 13: 66. 1995 sec. Korotkova & al. 20111
    • Holotype: Origin unknown, cultivated at the Botanic Garden of the University of Bonn, Germany, accn. no. 8780, 1994 (B, in spirit: B 81 0013234)
    • Paratype: Origin unknown, cultivated at the Botanic Garden of the University of Bonn, Germany, accn. no. 8780, 1994 (K)
  • 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

Distribution (General)

Brazil: (Rio de Janeiro): Serra dos Orgãos?A

Diagnosis

Rhipsalidi mesembryanthemoidis affinis sed segmentis caulis secondariis maioribus angulatisque, alabastris fructibusque rubellis notabilis. A

Description

Stems dimorphic, the primary axes up to 600 x 4-5 mm, of indeterminate growth, 4-angled; secondary stem-segments similar, but only 30-60 mm long, mostly 3-angled, arising in mesotonic position and of determinate growth. Flowers lateral on the secondary stem-segments, reddish in bud, 14-20 mm diam. at anthesis, white within. Fruit pinkish, c. 8 mm diam.A

Descriptions (aggregated)

Flower quantity per areol contemporaneously: 1 [1]; flower coloration: white [1]; flower size qualitativ: small [1] fruit coloration: pink [1]; fruit shape: globose [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