Tephrocactus

Tephrocactus

Synonymy

Tephrocactus Lem., Cactées: 88. 1868 sec. Las Peñas & al. 2019
  • =Ursopuntia P.V.Heath in Calyx 6(2): 41. 1999 syn. sec. Hunt 2006
  • =Banfiopuntia Guiggi in Cactology 2 (Suppl.): 1. 2011 syn. sec. Ritz & al. 2012
  • =Quasitephrocactus G.Popov in Kakt. Klub 15(1-2): 13. 2012 syn. sec. Hunt 2006

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Phylogenetics: Tephrocactus was confirmed as monophyletic by Ritz & al. (2012), and recently revised based on a phylogenetic study (Las Peñas & al. 2019). It is strongly supported within tribe Tephrocacteae (Köhler & al. 2020).
Key literature: Monographs by Kiesling (1984) and Gilmer & Thomas (1998).A
A. Köhler, M. 2021: Revisions of Airampoa, Brasiliopuntia, Opuntia, Salmonopuntia, Tacinga. – In: Korotkova N. & al., Cactaceae at Caryophyllales.org – a dynamic online species-level taxonomic backbone for the family. – Willdenowia 51(2): 250-270