Rhipsalis olivifera

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Rhipsalis olivifera

Rhipsalis olivifera N.P.Taylor & Zappi in Cactaceae Consensus Init. 3: 8. 1997 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

Distribution (General)

Brazil: Rio de JaneiroA


Rhipsalidi ellipticae et R. pachypterae affinis sed fructibus oliviformis oliuaceis notabilis.A

Descriptions (aggregated)

Old stem segment duration: deciduous [1]; stem width: 49 cm; stem shape: flattened [1] entire plant habitat: epiphytic [1]; entire plant orientation: pendent [1]; entire plant branching: acrotonic [1]; entire plant pubescence: sparse pubescent [1] flower quantity per areol contemporaneously: 15; flower coloration: greenish [1]; flower architecture: actinomorphic [1]; flower position: subapical [1], lateral [1]; flower size qualitativ: small [1]; flower size quantitativ: 10 mm [1] areole prominence: superficial [1] fruit coloration: green [1]; fruit shape: ovoid [1], elongate [1] bud orientation: perpendicular [1]
A single or the first number in square brackets denotes sample size


A. Taylor, N. P. & Zappi, D. 1997: Nomenclatural adjustments and novelties in Brazilian Cactaceae. – Cactaceae Consensus Initiatives 3: 7-8