1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Selenicereus Britton & Rose

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Bangladesh, Bermuda, Cambodia, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Florida, Galápagos, KwaZulu-Natal, Mauritius, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Provinces, Réunion, Sardegna, Sicilia, St.Helena

    Selenicereus Britton & Rose appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 429 (1909)

    Accepted by

    • Meyrán García, J. (2008). El género Selenicereus en México Cactáceas y suculentas Mexicanas 53: 76-95.

    Sources

    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/
    © 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 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