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Taxon: Selenicereus spinulosus (DC.) Britton & Rose

Genus: Selenicereus
Family: Cactaceae subfamily: Cactoideae tribe: Hylocereeae.
Nomen number: 407236
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12:431. 1909
Name verified on: 02-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Mar-2004
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES OF CONSERVATION CONCERN BECAUSE RARE OR ENDANGERED

Species on the following lists:


Common names:

  • vine-like moonlight cactus   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • småtaggig nattkaktus   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Selenicereus spinulosus (DC.) Britton & Rose:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Selenicereus spinulosus cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
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/taxon.pl?407236 (24 November 2014)

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