Rhipsalis floccosa subsp. floccosa

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Rhipsalis floccosa subsp. floccosa

Rhipsalis floccosa subsp. floccosa 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. voucher in K

Distribution (General)

North-eastern to South-eastern Brazil (Pernambuco to São Paulo)A


Epiphytic and epilithic, sea level to 1850 m altitude. A

Descriptions (aggregated)

Old stem segment duration: deciduous [1]; stem width: 1 cm [1]; stem shape: terete [1] entire plant habitat: epiphytic [1], epilithic [1]; entire plant orientation: pendent [1]; entire plant branching: acrotonic [1]; entire plant pubescence: woolly [1] flower quantity per areol contemporaneously: 1 [1]; flower coloration: white [1], greenish [1]; flower architecture: actinomorphic [1]; flower position: subapical [1], lateral [1]; flower size qualitativ: small [1]; flower size quantitativ: 13 mm [1] areole prominence: superficial [1] fruit coloration: whitish [1]; fruit shape: turbinate [1] bud orientation: oblique [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