1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Epiphyllum Haw.
      1. Epiphyllum phyllanthus (L.) Haw.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Mexico to NE. Argentina.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela

    Epiphyllum phyllanthus (L.) Haw. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 2014 Zartman, C.E. [6402], Brazil K000543541
    Jan 1, 2010 Henicka, G.S. [271], Brazil K000543536
    Jan 1, 2010 Henicka, G.S. [271], Brazil K000543537
    Jan 1, 2010 Henicka, G.S. [271], Brazil K000543538
    Jan 1, 1999 Zappi, D.C. [356], Brazil K000542923
    Guyana K000101395
    Harley, R.M. [17037], Brazil 43907.000
    Hugh-Jones [41], Suriname K000101427
    Horich [0], Ecuador K000101439
    Vargas [0], Peru K000101441
    Anderson [10868], Brazil K000101406
    Taylor, N.P. [1477], Minas Gerais K000101413
    Pereira [1394], Minas Gerais K000101405
    Burchell [1001A], Brazil K000101408
    Prance [59288], Mato Grosso K000101419
    Field [339], Venezuela K000100216
    Harley [10110], Mato Grosso K000101416
    Zarucchi, J.L. [1745], Colombia K000101438
    Irwin [5477], Minas Gerais K000101407
    Irwin [5899], Brazil K000101402
    Ramos [138], Mato Grosso K000101420
    Williams [735], Bolivia K000100015
    Sales de Melo, M.R.C. [138], Pernambuco K000013014
    Gottsberger, G. [110-26183], Brazil K000101398
    Jenman [7254], Guyana K000101391
    Jenman [7254], Guyana K000101392
    Sagot [0], French Guiana K000101424
    Argent et al [6582], Mato Grosso K000101421
    Bowles [111], Venezuela K000101440
    Pittier [1117], Panama K000101437
    Pittier [0], Guatemala K000101352
    Sandwith [704], Guyana K000101393
    Sandwith [704], Guyana K000101394
    Nee [42872], Amazonas K000101414
    Harley et al [25426], Minas Gerais K000101412
    Clarke, D. H. [3912], Guyana K000035163
    Souza, C. V. [9569], Brazil K000101418
    Irwin et al [27302], Minas Gerais K000101401
    Woolston [632], Paraguay K000101425
    Rose [3362] K000101383
    Prance et al [19224], Mato Grosso K000101417
    Prance et al [20588], Amazonas K000101422
    Prance et al [24441], Amazonas K000101404
    Prance et al [24441], Amazonas K000101403
    Poole et al [1619], Amazonas K000101410
    Jansen-Jacobs [2502], Guyana K000101396
    Cid Ferreira et al [6455], Mato Grosso K000101411
    Ek [301], Suriname K000101423
    Pereira Neto et al [274], Minas Gerais K000101409
    Bernacci [1342], Brazil K000101415
    Jansen-Jacobs et al [1762], Guyana K000101397
    Cid et al [1531], Brazil K000101399
    Heringer et al [168], Brazil K000101400
    Samuels [416], Suriname K000101428
    Samuels [305], Suriname K000101426
    Verner [12397], Panama K000101436
    Zardini, E.M. [46386], Paraguay K000100253
    Zardini, E.M. [30177], Paraguay K000100218
    Sandoval [s.n.], El Salvador K000100101
    Yuncker [8379], Honduras K000100182
    Nogueira, P.E. [741], Tocantins K000035162

    First published in Syn. Pl. Succ.: 197 (1812)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Soller, A., Soffiatti, P., Calvente, A. & Goldenberg, R. (2014). Cactaceae no estado do Paraná, Brasil Rodriguésia 65: 201-219.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama Phytotaxa.
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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.
    • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.

    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.
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Soller, A., Soffiatti, P., Calvente, A. & Goldenberg, R. (2014). Cactaceae no estado do Paraná, Brasil Rodriguésia 65: 201-219.
    • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama Phytotaxa.
    • GBIF (2008-continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
    • Véliz, M. (2008). Las Cactáceas de Guatemala: 1-129. Unidad de Investigación Herbario BIGU, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala.
    • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
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