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Hylocereus  (A. Berger) Britton & Rose
Taxonomic Serial No.: 19861

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Hyalocereus (A. Berger) Britton & Rose
    Wilmattea Britton & Rose
    Mediocactus Britton & Rose
    Hylocereus microcladus Backeb.
  Common Name(s): nightblooming cactus [English]
  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  
                               GenusHylocereus (A. Berger) Britton & Rose – nightblooming cactus  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Hylocereus calcaratus (F.A.C. Weber) Britton & Rose  
                                  Species Hylocereus costaricensis (F.A.C. Weber) Britton & Rose – Costa Rica nightblooming cactus 
                                  Species Hylocereus escuintlensis Kimnach  
                                  Species Hylocereus extensus (Salm-Dyck ex DC.) Britton & Rose ex Rose  
                                  Species Hylocereus guatemalensis (Eichlam) Britton & Rose  
                                  Species Hylocereus megalanthus (K. Schum. ex Vaupel) Ralf Bauer  
                                  Species Hylocereus minutiflorus Britton & Rose  
                                  Species Hylocereus monacanthus (Lem.) Britton & Rose – nightblooming cereus 
                                  Species Hylocereus ocamponis (Salm-Dyck) Britton & Rose  
                                  Species Hylocereus setaceus (Salm-Dyck ex DC.) Ralf Bauer  
                                  Species Hylocereus stenopterus (F.A.C. Weber) Britton & Rose  
                                  Species Hylocereus triangularis (L.) Britton & Rose  
                                  Species Hylocereus tricae (D.R. Hunt) Ralf Bauer  
                                  Species Hylocereus undatus (Haw.) Britton & Rose – Pitahaya orejona, nightblooming cactus 

  Expert: Charles A. Butterworth, Ph.D.  
  Notes: ITIS Cactaceae Steward   
  Reference for: Hylocereus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Hylocereus   
  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: Hylocereus   
  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: Hylocereus   
  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: Hylocereus   

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