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Selenicereus pteranthus  (Link ex A. Dietr.) Britton & Rose
Taxonomic Serial No.: 505118

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Cereus pteranthus Link ex A. Dietr.
 
    Selenicereus boeckmannii (Otto ex Salm-Dyck) Britton & Rose
 
    Selenicereus macdonaldiae (Hook.) Britton & Rose
 
    Selenicereus vaupelii (Weing.) A. Berger
 
    Selenicereus boeckmanni (Otto ex Salm-Dyck) Britton & Rose
 
    Selenicereus brevispinus Britton & Rose
 
  Common Name(s): princess of the night
 
    Pitayita-nocturna flor de la noche [Spanish]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderCaryophyllanae   
                         OrderCaryophyllales   
                            FamilyCactaceae Juss. – cactus, cacti  
                               GenusSelenicereus (A. Berger) Britton & Rose – moonlight cactus  
                                  SpeciesSelenicereus pteranthus (Link ex A. Dietr.) Britton & Rose – princess of the night, Pitayita-nocturna flor de la noche  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Charles A. Butterworth, Ph.D.  
  Notes: ITIS Cactaceae Steward   
  Reference for: Selenicereus pteranthus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of CITES Species Part 1 CITES species index, CD-ROM (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2011. Checklist of CITES species (CD-ROM). CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 2-88323-030-7. Available online at http://www.cites.org/eng/resources/pub/checklist11/index.html or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Selenicereus pteranthus   
       
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Pitayita-nocturna flor de la noche[Spanish]   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Selenicereus pteranthus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Selenicereus pteranthus   
       
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
    Oceania  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Caribbean Territories, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: CITES: Appendix II listed under Cactaceae, adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  
 

 

   

 
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