Selenicereus monacanthus (Lem.) D.R.Hunt

First published in Cactaceae Syst. Init. 36: 33 (2017)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Nicaragua to Trinidad and Peru. It is a climbing succulent and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is has social uses, as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname

Native to:

Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles

Introduced into:

Galápagos

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

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.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Jaramillo Díaz, P. & Guézou, A. (2017). CDF Checklist of Galapagos Vascular Plants - FCD Lista de especies de Plantas Vasculares de Galápagos http://www.darwinfoundation.org/datazone/checklists/vascular-plants/.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Ortiz, F. (1989). Botánica médica guahibo. plantas medicinales, mágicas y psicotrópicas utilizadas por los sikuani y cuiba (llanos orientales de colombia). Caldasia 16 (76): 14-22

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Hylocereus polyrhizus 29047.381 No
Smith, H. Herbert [1559], Colombia Hylocereus polyrhizus K000101220 No
Madsen [61067], Ecuador Hylocereus polyrhizus K000101223 No
Madsen [61080], Ecuador Hylocereus polyrhizus K000101232 No
Hunt [89142], Ecuador Hylocereus polyrhizus K000101224 No
Horich [194], Ecuador Hylocereus polyrhizus K000101231 No
Horich [194], Ecuador Hylocereus polyrhizus K000101230 No
Horich [194], Ecuador Hylocereus polyrhizus K000101229 No
Horich [194], Ecuador Hylocereus polyrhizus K000101227 No
Curran [359], Colombia Hylocereus polyrhizus K000101222 No
Horich [194], Ecuador Hylocereus polyrhizus K000101226 No
Horich [194], Ecuador Hylocereus polyrhizus K000101228 No
Holton [23], Colombia Hylocereus polyrhizus K000101221 No
Hunt [89135], Ecuador Hylocereus polyrhizus K000101225 No
Hylocereus monacanthus 25058.000 No
Hylocereus monacanthus K000101246 No
Maxon [6705], Panama Hylocereus monacanthus K000101211 No
Montalvo [6289], El Salvador Hylocereus monacanthus K000100177 No
Taylor [572], Venezuela Hylocereus lemairei K000275317 No
Taylor [649], Venezuela Hylocereus lemairei K000275319 No
Taylor [640], Venezuela Hylocereus lemairei K000275316 No
Taylor [595], Venezuela Hylocereus lemairei K000275318 No
Taylor, W. [0] Hylocereus lemairei K000101243 No
Brown, E. N. [0] Hylocereus lemairei K000101240 No
Taylor, W. [0] Hylocereus lemairei K000101242 No
Jenman [4404], Guyana Hylocereus lemairei K000101247 No
Hylocereus lemairei K000101239 No
Broadway [0] Hylocereus lemairei K000101194 No
Philcox [7710], Trinidad & Tobago Hylocereus lemairei K000101193 No
Williams [12507] Hylocereus lemairei K000101192 No
Williams [0], Venezuela Hylocereus lemairei K000101210 No

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0