Selenicereus pteranthus (Link ex A.Dietr.) Britton & Rose

First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 431 (1909)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico (Tamaulipas to Tabasco) to Belize, N. Caribbean. It is an epiphyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

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

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • 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.
  • Ibarra-Manríquez, G. & al. (2015). Lianas of Mexico. Botanical Sciences 93: 365-417.
  • 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

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • 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.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 2000 Lamb, B.M. [137], USA 29047.682 No
14487.000 No
Webb [0], USA K000100212 No
Britton [0], USA K000100211 No
Berger [0] K000101321 Yes
K000101319 No
K000101318 No
K000101317 No
Fraile [0] K000101316 No
Purpus [0], Mexico K000100205 No
Palmer [0], Mexico K000100209 No
Palmer [0], Mexico K000100198 No
Palmer [0], Mexico K000100201 No
Eggers [5343], Cuba K000100196 No
Maxon [4511], Cuba K000100192 No
Baker [0], Cuba K000100190 No
Britton [0], USA K000100214 No
Stearns [0], Mexico K000100200 No
van Hermann [915], Cuba K000100194 No
Maxon [0], Cuba K000100195 No
Maxon [0], Cuba K000100197 No
K000101320 No
Palmer [0], Mexico K000100202 No
Maxon [0], Cuba K000100193 No
Brown, E. N. [0] Selenicereus macdonaldiae K000100186 No
Selenicereus macdonaldiae K000100187 No
Maxon [4508], Cuba Selenicereus brevispinus K000101295 No
Shafer, J.A. [2811], Cuba Selenicereus brevispinus K000101294 Yes
Selenicereus boeckmannii 14485.000 No
Leonard, C. E. [4037], Haiti Selenicereus boeckmannii K000101293 Yes
Maxon [4511], Cuba Selenicereus boeckmannii K000101292 Yes
Honduras Selenicereus kunthianus 22064.000 No
Selenicereus rothii 49974.000 No

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
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images