Borzicactus Riccob. in Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Palermo 8: 261. 1909 sec. Hunt 2016
  • =Akersia Buining in Succulenta (Netherlands) 1961: 25. 1961 syn. sec. Schlumpberger & Renner 2012



Borzicactus is reinstated based on the results of Schlumpberger & Renner (2012). Its circusmcription has been the subject of some debate, as summarized by Bregman (1992). The exact delimitation of Borzicactus and the genera currently included or considered related to it is still unclear.A
A. Hernández-Ledesma, P., Berendsohn, W.G., Borsch, T., von Mering, S., Akhani, H., Arias, S., Castañeda-Noa, I., Eggli, U., Eriksson, R., Flores-Olvera, H., Fuentes-Bazán, S., Kadereit, G., Klak, C., Korotkova, N. & Nyffeler, R. 2015: A taxonomic backbone for the global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. – Willdenowia 45(3): 281-383