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The Botanical System of the Plants
Das Botanisches System der Pflanzen
Friedrich A. Lohmueller

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Familia:       Cactaceae (Cacti - Kakteen)
Subfamiglia: Cactoideae K. Schummann 1898
Tribus:         Hylocereeae
Genus:  Selenicereus (A. Berger) Britton et Rose 1909
Cereus subg. Selenicereus A. Berger 1950,
Strophocactus Britton et Rose 1913, Deamia Britton et Rose 1920,
Mediocactus Britton et Rose 1920, Cryptocereus Alexander 1950

Selenicereus grandiflorus
Selenicereus grandiflorus
 
Selenicereus anthonyanus, Cryptocereus anthonyanus
Selenicereus anthonyanus
Cryptocereus anthonyanus
     

Species: ~ 28.
Geography: southern USA, Mexico, Caribbean, northern South America.
  • Selenicereus anthonyanus (Alexander) D. R. Hunt 1989, Queen of the night, reina della noche, Königin der Nacht (eastern Mexico, Caribbean)
    = Cryptocereus anthonyanus Alexander 1950
  • Selenicereus atropilosus Kimnach 1978 (Chiapas, Mexico)
  • Selenicereus boeckmannii (Otto) Britton & Rose 1909 (Gulf of Mexico, Cuba, Hispaniola)
    = Cereus boeckmannii Otto 1850
    = Cereus vaupelii Weingart 1912
    = Selenicereus vaupelii (Weingart) A. Berger 1929
  • Selenicereus brevispinus Britton & Rose 1920 (Cuba)
  • Selenicereus chontalensis (Alexander) Kimnach 1991 (Oaxaca, Mexico)
    = Nyctocereus chontalensis Alexander 1950
  • Selenicereus chrysocardium (Alexander) Kimnach 1991 (Oaxaca, Mexico)
    = Epiphyllum chrysocardium Alexander 1950
    = Marniera chrysocardium (Alexander) Backeberg 1959
    = Chiapasophyllum chrysocardium (Alexander) Dowell 2002
  • Selenicereus coniflorus (Weingart) Britton & Rose 1909 (Veracruz, Mexico)
    = Cereus coniflorus Weingart 1904
    = Selenicereus pringlei (Weingart) Rose 1909
  • Selenicereus donkelaari (Salm-Dyck) Britton & Rose ex L. H. Bailey 1909 (Yucatán, Mexico)
    = Cereus donkelaari Salm-Dyck 1845
  • Selenicereus grandiflorus (Linnaeus) Britton et Rose 1909, Queen of the night, reina della noche, Königin der Nacht (eastern Mexico, Caribbean)
    = Cactus grandiflorus Linnaeus 1753
    = Cereus grandiflorus (Linnaeus) P. Miller 1768
    = Cereus knuthianus Otto ex Salm-Dyck 1850
    = Selenicereus knuthianus (Otto ex Salm-Dyck) Britton & Rose 1909
    = Selenicereus hallensis Weingart ex Borg 1937
  • Selenicereus hamatus (Scheidweiler) Britton & Rose 1909 (Mexico, Gulf of Mexico)
    = Cereus hamatus Scheidweiler 1837
  • Selenicereus hondurensis (K. Schumann) Britton & Rose 1909 (Honduras, Guatemala)
    = Cereus hondurensis K. Schumann 1904
  • Selenicereus inermis (Otto) Britton & Rose 1920 (Venezuela, Colombia)
    = Cereus inermis Otto 1937
    = Epiphyllum steyermarkii Croizat 1974
  • Selenicereus innensii Kimnach 1982 (Lesser Antilles)
  • Selenicereus macdonaldiae (W. J. Hooker) Britton & Rose 1909 (Honduras, Uruguay)
    = Cereus macdonaldiae W. J. Hooker 1853
    = Cereus rothii Weingart 1922
    = Selenicereus rothii (Weingart) A. Berger 1929
  • Selenicereus megalanthus (K. Schumann ex Vaupel) Moran 1953 (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia)
    = Cereus megalanthus K. Schumann ex Vaupel 1913
    = Mediocactus megalanthus (K. Schumann ex Vaupel) Britton & Rose 1920
  • Selenicereus murrillii Britton & Rose 1920 (Colima, Mexico)
  • Selenicereus nelsonii (Weingart) Britton & Rose 1923 (southern Mexico)
    = Cereus nelsonii Weingart 1823
  • Selenicereus pteranthus (Link & Otto) Britton & Rose 1909 (Mexico, ? Central America)
    = Cereus pteranthus Link & Otto 1834
    = Cereus nycticalus Link 1834
    = Selenicereus nycticalus (Link) W. T. Marshall 1941
  • Selenicereus rubineus Kimnach 1993 (Oaxaca, Mexico)
  • Selenicereus setaceus (A. P. de Candolle) Werdermann 1840 (Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina)
    = Cereus setaceus A. P. de Candolle 1828
    = Mediocactus setaceus (A. P. de Candolle) Borg 1951
    = Selenicereus coccineus Salm-Dyck ex A. P. de Candolle 1828
    = Mediocactus coccineus (Salm-Dyck ex A. P. de Candolle) Britton & Rose 1951
    = (?) Cereus extensus Salm-Dyck ex A. P. de Candolle 1828
    = Cereus lindbergianus F. A. C. Weber ex K. Schumann 1897
    = Cereus lindmannii F. A. C. Weber ex K. Schumann 1898
    = Mediocactus lindmannii (F. A. C. Weber ex K. Schumann) Backeberg 1959
    = Cereus hassleri K. Schumann 1900
    = Mediocactus hassleri (K. Schumann) Backeberg 1959
    = Selenicereus rizzinii Scheinvar 1974
  • Selenicereus spinulosus (A. P. de Candolle) Britton & Rose 1909 (southeast Texas, Mexico)
    = Cereus spinulosus A. P. de Candolle 1828
    = Selenicereus pseudospinulosus Weingart 1931
  • Selenicereus testudo (Karwinsky ex Zuccarini) Buxbaum 1965 (Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Colombia)
    = Cereus testudo Karwinsky ex Zuccarini 1837
    = Deamia testudo (Karwinsky ex Zuccarini) Britton & Rose 1920
    = Deamia diabolica Clover 1938
  • Selenicereus tricae D. R. Hunt 1989 (Chiapas, Mexico, Belize)
  • Selenicereus urbanianus (Gürke & Weingart) Britton & Rose 1913 (Cuba, Hispaniola)
    = Cereus urbanianus Gürke & Weingart 1904
    = Selenicereus maxonii Rose 1909
  • Selenicereus vagans (K. Brandegee) Britton & Rose 1920 (Sinola, Mexico)
    = Cereus vagans K. Brandegee 1904
  • Selenicereus validus S. Arias & U. Guzmán 1995 (Michoacán, Mexico)
  • Selenicereus wercklei (F. A. C. Weber) Britton & Rose 1920 (Costa Rica)
    = Cereus wercklei F. A. C. Weber 1902
  • Selenicereus wittii (K. Schumann) G. D. Rowley 1986 (Amazon, Brazil)
    = Cereus wittii K. Schumann 1900
    = Strophocactus wittii (K. Schumann) Britton & Rose 1913
Cacti and other Succulents
Kakteen und andere Sukkulenten

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