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Rhipsalis  Gaertn.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 19756

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Erythrorhipsalis A. Berger
    Cassytha Mill.
    Rhipsalis goebeliana Backeb.
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyCactaceae Juss. – cactus, cacti  
                               GenusRhipsalis Gaertn.  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis agudoensis N.P. Taylor  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis baccifera (Sol. ex J.M. Mill.) Stearn – Nopalillo-mal ojo, mistletoe cactus 
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis burchellii Britton & Rose  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis campos-portoana Loefgr.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis cereoides (Backeb. & Voll) Backeb.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis cereuscula Haw.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis clavata F.A.C. Weber  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis crispata Pfeiff.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis cuneata Britton & Rose  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis dissimilis (G. Lindb.) K. Schum.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis elliptica G. Lindb. ex K. Schum.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis ewaldiana Barthlott & N.P. Taylor  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis floccosa Salm-Dyck ex Pfeiff.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis grandiflora Haw.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis hoelleri Barthlott & N.P. Taylor  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis juengeri Barthlott & N.P. Taylor  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis lindbergiana K. Schum.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis mesembryanthemoides Haw.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis micrantha DC.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis neves-armondii K. Schum.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis oblonga Loefgr.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis occidentalis Barthlott  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis olivifera N.P. Taylor & Zappi  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis ormindoi N.P. Taylor & Zappi  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis pacheco-leonis Loefgr.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis pachyptera Pfeiff.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis paradoxa (Salm-Dyck ex Pfeiff.) Salm-Dyck  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis pentaptera A. Dietr.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis pilocarpa Loefgr.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis pulchra Loefgr.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis puniceodiscus G. Lindb.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis russellii Britton & Rose  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis sulcata F.A.C. Weber  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis teres Steud.  
                                  SpeciesRhipsalis trigona Pfeiff.  

  Expert: Charles A. Butterworth, Ph.D.   
  Notes: ITIS Cactaceae Steward   
  Reference for: Rhipsalis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Rhipsalis   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Rhipsalis   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Rhipsalis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hunt, David   
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The New Cactus Lexicon: Text   
  Page(s): x + 373   
  Publisher: dh books   
  Publication Place: Milborne Port, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-9538134-5-2   
  Reference for: Rhipsalis   

 Geographic Information
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