Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. hookeri (Haw.) Kimnach
  • in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 36: 113. 1964.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2022): Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. hookeri (Haw.) Kimnach. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000670211. Accessed on: 29 Nov 2022'

General Information

Shrubs, to 200 cm, epiphytic. Stem segments light green, 40-120 × 6-9(-10) cm, margins obtusely serrate; areoles 3-8 cm apart along margins. Spines occasionally present in basal areoles, to 3 per areole, hairlike. Flowers salverform, 19-23 × 10-15(-16) cm; flower tube slender; outer tepals greenish white; inner tepals 8 × 0.5 cm. Fruits purplish red, typically 5-angled from the flower tube podaria, smooth between the ridges, oblong, 40-70 × 20-35 mm. Seeds 3.2-3.5 mm, minutely pitted.

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      Taxonomic Status Reference

    • 1 Korotkova, N., Borsch, T. & Arias, S. 2017: A phylogenetic framework for the Hylocereeae (Cactaceae) and implications for the circumscription of the genera. Phytotaxa 327(1): 1-46.

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    Caryophyllales
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    Caryophyllales. World Flora Online Data. 2022.
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