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Genus: Pereskia Mill.

Family: Cactaceae subfamily Pereskioideae
Genus number: 9090
Last updated: 17-Feb-2004

List of Species Records in GRIN.


References for genus:

  • Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family. (Cact Fam)
  • Edwards, E. J. et al. 2005. Basal cactus phylogeny: implications of Pereskia (Cactaceae) paraphyly for the transition to the cactus life form. Amer. J. Bot. 92:1177–1188. [Pereskia appears to be paraphyletic].
  • Leuenberger, B. E. 2008. Pereskia, Maihuenia, and Blossfeldia —taxonomic history, updates, and notes. Haseltonia 14:54–93.
More:
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:


Check other nomenclature databases for Pereskia:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?9090 (28 December 2014)

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