1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Epiphyllum Haw.
      1. Epiphyllum oxypetalum (DC.) Haw.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Central America.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua

    Introduced into:

    Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Epiphyllum oxypetalum (DC.) Haw. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    K000101464
    Clarke [3502] K000101462
    Clarke [3502] K000101463
    Powell [735], Christmas I. K000101470
    Robertson [0] K000101461
    Broadway [9408] K000101382
    Heringer [7487], Minas Gerais K000101472
    Bourgeau [0], Mexico K000062683
    Birdsey [395], Mexico K000062682
    Birdsey [0], Mexico K000101468
    Magaji [MG749], Nigeria K000101471
    Nus [0] K000101466
    Maxon [4520], Cuba K000101381
    Malton [0] K000101465
    Lim Chow Kiah [0] K000101467
    Laleshuahara [407] K000101469
    Teruya [2804] K000100278
    Jenang [59366], Sarawak K000100069
    Hammel et al [20393], Costa Rica K000100108

    First published in Philos. Mag. Ann. Chem. 1829(Aug.): 109 (1829)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Véliz, M. (2008). Las Cactáceas de Guatemala: 1-129. Unidad de Investigación Herbario BIGU, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala.
    • Sant'Ana Melhem, T., das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M., Ehlin Martins, S., Jung-Mendaçolli, S.L., Shepherd, G.J. & Kirizawa, M. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo 5: 1-476. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo.
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0