Epiphyllum Haw., Syn. Pl. Succ.: 197. 1812 sec. Korotkova & al. 2017
  • =Chiapasophyllum Doweld in Sukkulenty 4(1-2): 32. 2002 syn. sec. Korotkova & al. 2017



Phylogenetics: Newly circumscribed based on the results of the phylogenetic study of Korotkova & al. (2017). They found a highly supported core Epiphyllum clade including the type species and also E. chrysocardium which used to included in Selenicereus in recent treatments (e.g. Bauer 2003, Hunt 2006). A
A. 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(2): 250-270