Pereskiopsis

Pereskiopsis

Synonymy

Pereskiopsis Britton & Rose in Smithsonian Misc. Collect. 50: 331. 1907 sec. Hunt 2006

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Notes

Phylogenetics: Pereskiopsis is monophyletic, and a member of Cylindropuntieae (Opuntieae). Quiabentia and Pereskiopsis are the only members of Opuntioideae with photosynthetically active leaves (Majure & al. 2019; Arias & al. 2012).A
A. Arias, S. 2021: Revisions of Acanthocereus, Aporocactus, Astrophytum, Bergerocactus, Cephalocereus, Disocactus, Marshallocereus, Nyctocereus, Pachycereus, Peniocereus, Pereskiopsis, Selenicereus, Stenocereus, Strophocactus – In: Korotkova N. & al., Cactaceae at Caryophyllales.org – a dynamic online species-level taxonomic backbone for the family. – Willdenowia: 251-270