Rhipsalis goebeliana

Primary tabs

Rhipsalis goebeliana

Rhipsalis goebeliana Backeb., Descr. Cact. Nov. 1: 10. 1957 ["1956"] sec. Korotkova & al. 20111 wfo-0001251074
      Neotype: [icon] Backeberg, Die Cactaceae 2: 676, Abb. 633. 1959 designated by Barthlott & Taylor 19952; Epitype: without locality data, ex. hort. Botanischer Garten Bonn, Acc. 4467 (ZSS accession no. 28438 designated by Bauer 2008: 173)
  • 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. 10.3732/ajb.1000502, 2. Barthlott, W. & Taylor, N. P. 1995: Notes towards a monograph of Rhipsalideae (Cactaceae). – Bradleya 13: 43-79, 3. Bauer, R. 2008: Rhipsalis cuneata Britton & Rose, eine variable Art mit flachen Trieben von den Ostabhängen der Anden Boliviens, Perus und Ecuadors - mit Beschreibung der neuen Unterart R. cuneata ssp. australis ssp. nov. – EPIG 62: 5-8


Very similar to the Brazilian R. oblonga and flat-stemmed forms of the Andean R. micrantha f. micrantha.A

Distribution (General)

Bolivia: La Paz, CochabambaA

Descriptions (aggregated)

Old stem segment duration: deciduous [1]; stem width: 2.53 cm; stem shape: flattened [1] entire plant habitat: epiphytic [1]; entire plant orientation: semierect [1], pendent [1]; entire plant branching: acrotonic [1]; entire plant pubescence: sparse pubescent [1] flower quantity per areol contemporaneously: 12; flower coloration: white [1]; flower architecture: actinomorphic [1]; flower position: subapical [1], lateral [1]; flower size qualitativ: minute [1]; flower size quantitativ: 0.51.5 mm areole prominence: superficial [1] fruit coloration: white [1], greenish [1]; fruit shape: globose [1] bud orientation: perpendicular [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. https://doi.org/10.25223/brad.n13.1995.a7