1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Selenicereus Britton & Rose
      1. Selenicereus grandiflorus (L.) Britton & Rose

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Tamaulipas to Tabasco) to Guatemala, N. Caribbean.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bahamas, Cayman Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua

    Introduced into:

    Florida, Leeward Is., Mexico Southwest, Puerto Rico, Windward Is.

    Selenicereus grandiflorus (L.) Britton & Rose appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    18753.000
    Venezuela 49784.000
    USA K000101309
    Jamaica K000101311
    Wright [207], Cuba K000101297
    Davidson [0], Jamaica K000101299
    Ekman [H3973], Haiti K000101298
    Talbot [0], Jamaica K000101300
    Britton [0], USA K000100210
    Palmer [374], Mexico K000100207
    Palmer [374], Mexico K000100208
    Palmer [0], Mexico K000100199
    Palmer [374], Mexico K000100204
    Palmer [374], Mexico K000100206
    Brown, E. N. [0] K000101310
    Purpus [25], Mexico K000101276
    Shafer [2672], Cuba K000100191
    Rose [0], Mexico K000100203
    MacDougall [A228], Mexico K000062662
    Birdsey [302], Mexico K000101275
    Birdsey [302], Mexico K000062661
    Gonem [0], Jamaica K000101301
    Maloney [0], Belize K000101277
    MacDougall, T.B. [A228], Mexico K000101274
    Morton [0], Cuba Selenicereus urbanianus K000101304
    Maxon [4024], Cuba Selenicereus urbanianus K000101302
    Maxon [4024], Cuba Selenicereus urbanianus K000101303
    Leonard, C. E. [14765], Haiti Selenicereus urbanianus K000101305
    USA Selenicereus coniflorus K000101271
    Palmer [0], Mexico Selenicereus coniflorus K000062659
    Purpus [0], Mexico Selenicereus coniflorus K000101272
    Purpus [0], Mexico Selenicereus coniflorus K000101273
    Birdsey [401], Mexico Selenicereus coniflorus K000062660

    First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 430 (1909)

    Accepted by

    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • 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.
    • Meyrán García, J. (2008). El género Selenicereus en México Cactáceas y suculentas Mexicanas 53: 76-95.
    • 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.
    • Rodríguez Fuentes, A. & Scheinvar, L. (2004-2005). El género Selenicereus (Cactaceae) en Cuba. Una nueva localidad para S. donkelaarii Revista del Jardin Botanico Nacional, Universidad de la Habana 25-26: 45-48.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Meyrán García, J. (2008). El género Selenicereus en México Cactáceas y suculentas Mexicanas 53: 76-95.
    • Véliz, M. (2008). Las Cactáceas de Guatemala: 1-129. Unidad de Investigación Herbario BIGU, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.

    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