Selenicereus vagans (K.Brandegee) Britton & Rose

First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 16: 242 (1913)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico. It is an epiphyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Meyrán García, J. (2008). El género Selenicereus en México. Cactáceas y suculentas Mexicanas 53: 76-95.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Birdsey [308], Mexico K000062664 No
MacDougall [A276], Mexico K000062665 No
Rose [0] K000101324 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0