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Mistletoe Cactus
Rhipsalis baccifera (Mill.) Stearn

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Cactaceae »  genus Rhipsalis - rhipsalis

Scientific synonyms

Cactus caripensis Kunth
Cactus cassythoides Moc. & Sessé ex DC.
Cactus fasciculatus Willd.
Cactus pendulus Sw.
Cactus quadrangularis Haw.
Cassyta baccifera
Cassytha baccifera J.S.Muell.
Cassytha polysperma Aiton ex Gaertn.
Cereus bacciferus (J.S.Muell.) Hemsl.
Cereus caripensis (Kunth) DC.

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Rhipsalis baccifera subsp. erythrocarpa (K. Schumann) Barthlott
subspecies Rhipsalis baccifera subsp. hileiabaiana N.P. Taylor & Barthlott
subspecies Rhipsalis baccifera subsp. horrida (Baker) Barthlott
subspecies Rhipsalis baccifera subsp. mauritiana (A.P. de Candolle) Barthlott
subspecies Rhipsalis baccifera subsp. shaferi (Britton & Rose) Barthlott & N.P. Taylor

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [62378]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Rhipsalis baccifera (Sol. ex J.S.Muell.) Stearn]
Data retrieved on: 29 January 2014
EN PR Calvente A. (2010): Filogenia molecular, evolução e sistemática de Rhipsalis (Cactaceae) [http://www.teses.usp.br/teses/disponivei...], Tese (Doutorado) Instituto de Biociências da Universidade de São Paulo. Departamento de Botânica [as Rhipsalis baccifera]

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