1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Selenicereus Britton & Rose
      1. Selenicereus pteranthus (Link ex A.Dietr.) Britton & Rose

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast

    Introduced into:

    Florida, Honduras, Leeward Is., Panamá, Puerto Rico

    Selenicereus pteranthus (Link ex A.Dietr.) Britton & Rose appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 2000 Lamb, B.M. [137], USA 29047.682
    14487.000
    K000101320
    K000101319
    K000101318
    K000101317
    Baker [0], Cuba K000100190
    Webb [0], USA K000100212
    Eggers [5343], Cuba K000100196
    Berger [0] K000101321
    Britton [0], USA K000100211
    Britton [0], USA K000100214
    Palmer [0], Mexico K000100209
    Palmer [0], Mexico K000100198
    Palmer [0], Mexico K000100201
    Palmer [0], Mexico K000100202
    Purpus [0], Mexico K000100205
    Fraile [0] K000101316
    Maxon [0], Cuba K000100195
    Maxon [0], Cuba K000100193
    Maxon [0], Cuba K000100197
    Maxon [4511], Cuba K000100192
    Stearns [0], Mexico K000100200
    van Hermann [915], Cuba K000100194
    Selenicereus macdonaldiae K000100187
    Brown, E. N. [0] Selenicereus macdonaldiae K000100186
    Shafer, J.A. [2811], Cuba Selenicereus brevispinus K000101294
    Maxon [4508], Cuba Selenicereus brevispinus K000101295
    Selenicereus boeckmannii 14485.000
    Maxon [4511], Cuba Selenicereus boeckmannii K000101292
    Leonard, C. E. [4037], Haiti Selenicereus boeckmannii K000101293
    Honduras Selenicereus kunthianus 22064.000
    Selenicereus rothii 49974.000

    First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 431 (1909)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Ibarra-Manríquez, G. & al. (2015). Lianas of Mexico Botanical Sciences 93: 365-417.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

    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.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Balick, M. J., M. H. Nee & D.E. Atha (2000). Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 85: 1-246.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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