1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Disocactus Lindl.
      1. Disocactus speciosus (Cav.) Barthlott

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Guatemala.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Guatemala, Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest

    Introduced into:

    Canary Is.

    Disocactus speciosus (Cav.) Barthlott appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Heliocereus speciosus 22332.000
    Heliocereus speciosus K000101479
    Hinton [589], Mexico Heliocereus speciosus K000062694
    Hinton [4107], Mexico Heliocereus speciosus K000101477
    Hinton [4107], Mexico Heliocereus speciosus K000062692
    Hinton [976], Mexico Heliocereus speciosus K000062693
    Chaude [48] Heliocereus speciosus K000101478
    Thomsen [0], Mexico Heliocereus schrankii K000062691
    Kimnach [100], Mexico Heliocereus schrankii K000062690
    Kimnach [193], Mexico Heliocereus schrankii K000062689
    Bettencourt [11], Mexico Heliocereus schrankii K000062688

    First published in Bradleya 9: 87 (1991)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Cruz, M.Á., Arias, S. & Terrazas, T. (2016). Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of the genus Disocactus (Cactaceae), based on the DNA sequences of six chloroplast markers Willdenowia 46: 145-164.
    • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
    • 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.
    • Véliz, M. (2008). Las Cactáceas de Guatemala: 1-129. Unidad de Investigación Herbario BIGU, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala.
    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Véliz, M. (2008). Las Cactáceas de Guatemala: 1-129. Unidad de Investigación Herbario BIGU, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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