Family:
Cactaceae Juss.
Genus:
Cereus Mill.

Cereus jamacaru DC.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & E. Brazil.

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

Introduced into:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Northern Provinces, Swaziland

Cereus jamacaru DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [25537a], Bahia 76994.000 No
Jan 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [25537a], Bahia 65052.000 No
Costa, C. K. [171], Pernambuco K000035152 Yes
Harley, R.M. [25147], Minas Gerais 65069.000 No
Souza, C. V. [5.170], Minas Gerais K000101558 Yes

First published in Prodr. 3: 467 (1828)

Accepted by

  • (2019). https://doi.org/10.2436/20.1502.01.15 epublication.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2019). http://www.abcjournal.org/index.php/BothaliaABC/article/view/39/33 epublication.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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