1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Pereskia Mill.
      1. Pereskia aculeata Mill.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Panama to S. Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Ascension, Bermuda, Cape Provinces, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Florida, Guatemala, Haiti, Hawaii, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Mexico Southwest, Northern Provinces, Puerto Rico, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.

    Pereskia aculeata Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 2010 Saavedra, M.M. [772], Brazil K000543042
    Mar 1, 1997 Souza, V.C. [11057], Brazil K000100326
    K000100423
    Drayton, E. 25843.000
    Taylor, N.P. [753], Minas Gerais K000100322
    Taylor, N.P. [785], Brazil K000100321
    Taylor, N.P. [757], Minas Gerais K000100320
    Taylor, N.P. [772], Minas Gerais K000100323
    Hatschbach [19046], Brazil K000100339
    Hatschbach [69187], Brazil K000100242
    Burchell [73472], Brazil K000100344
    Burchell [4675], Brazil K000100343
    Burchell [2858], Brazil K000100346
    Cameron [0] K000100430
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [18267], Rio de Janeiro K000100342
    Clemens [0] K000100425
    Drayton [71130] K000100422
    Parker [0], Guyana K000100349
    Nee, M. [49369], Bolivia K000035150
    Nee, M. [49369], Bolivia K000035151
    Balansa [2502], Paraguay K000100350
    Kuntze [0] K000100431
    Graham [0], Brazil K000100345
    Conzatti [0], Mexico K000062501
    Conzatti [0], Mexico K000100315
    Conzatti [0], Mexico K000062502
    Souza, V. C. et al [11043], Brazil K000100332
    Shafer [129], Argentina K000100413
    Woolston [1002], Paraguay K000100351
    Krapovickas et al [41078], Argentina K000100415
    Bernacci, L. et al [503], Brazil K000100330
    Souza, V. C. et al [5679], Brazil K000100329
    Pirani et al [849*], Brazil K000100334
    Pirani et al [849*], Brazil K000100335
    Pirani et al [107], Brazil K000100337
    Balsinhas [1848] K000100428
    Martins, A. B. et al [31510], Brazil K000100328
    de Lima et al [2917], Brazil K000100319
    Vanni et al [953], Argentina K000100414
    Joly [SPF16676], Brazil K000100325
    Pirani [107], Brazil K000100336
    Costa, C. B. et al [220], Brazil K000100331
    Tamashiro, J. et al [1040], Brazil K000100333
    Tamashiro, J. et al [1243], Brazil K000100327
    Groenendi [2163] K000100426
    Arnold [0] K000100429
    British Guiana Forest Dep [6975], Guyana K000100348
    British Guiana Forest Dep [6975], Guyana K000100347
    Vahrmeyer et al [869] K000100432
    Buckland [0] K000100427
    Sprague et al [103] K000100424
    Mexia [4804], Minas Gerais K000100338
    Mexia [4129], Minas Gerais K000100324
    Smith, L. B. et al [11720], Santa Catarina K000100340
    Ferreira J [2316], Rio de Janeiro K000100341
    Ferrucci et al [520], Argentina K000100412
    Hayward [158], Venezuela K000100386
    Zardini, E.M. [48996], Paraguay K000100294
    Zardini, E.M. [48865], Paraguay K000100295
    Zardini, E.M. [32538], Paraguay K000100296
    Zardini, E.M. [35044], Paraguay K000100283
    Zardini, E.M. [32653], Paraguay K000100229
    Zardini, E.M. [48908], Paraguay K000100247
    Zardini, E.M. [44617], Paraguay K000100269
    Zardini, E.M. [32581], Paraguay K000100297
    Zardini, E.M. [44817], Paraguay K000100298
    Salino [3997], Minas Gerais K000100070
    Ferreira de Vasconcelos [37905], Minas Gerais K000100098
    s.coll. [s.n.] K000372581

    First published in Gard. Dict. ed. 8: s.p. (1768)

    Accepted by

    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • Soller, A., Soffiatti, P., Calvente, A. & Goldenberg, R. (2014). Cactaceae no estado do Paraná, Brasil Rodriguésia 65: 201-219.
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Evenhuis, N.L. & Eldredge, L.G. (eds.) (2012). Records of the Hawaii biological survey for 2011. Part II: plants Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 113: 1-102.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
    • Monteiro de Barros, A.A., de Andrade Ribas, L. & Dunn Araujo, D.S. (2009). Trepadeiras do Parque Estadual da Serra do Tiririca, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Rodriguésia 60: 681-694.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • 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.
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • Soller, A., Soffiatti, P., Calvente, A. & Goldenberg, R. (2014). Cactaceae no estado do Paraná, Brasil Rodriguésia 65: 201-219.
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Evenhuis, N.L. & Eldredge, L.G. (eds.) (2012). Records of the Hawaii biological survey for 2011. Part II: plants Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 113: 1-102.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • GBIF (2008-continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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.
    • Fairhurst, W. (2004). Flowering Plants of Ascension island: 1-300. Higham Press, Shirland, Alfreton, England.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • 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.

    Sources

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    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