Taxon profile


Espostoa Britton & Rose

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Cactaceae »  tribus Trichocereeae

Scientific synonyms

Pseudoespostoa Backeberg
Thrixanthocereus Backeberg
Vatricania Backeberg

Included taxa

Number of records: 17

species Espostoa baumannii Kníže
species Espostoa blossfeldiorum (Werderm.) Buxb.
species Espostoa calva F. Ritter
species Espostoa frutescens J.E. Madsen
species Espostoa guentheri (Kupper) Buxbaum
species Espostoa huanucoensis H. Johnson ex F. Ritter
species Espostoa hylaea F. Ritter
species Espostoa lanata (Kunth) Britton & Rose

Espostoa lanata

species Espostoa lanianuligera F. Ritter
species Espostoa melanostele (Vaupel) Borg
species Espostoa mirabilis F. Ritter
species Espostoa nana F. Ritter

Espostoa nana

species Espostoa ritteri Buining

Espostoa ritteri

species Espostoa ruficeps F. Ritter
species Espostoa senilis (F. Ritter) N.P. Taylor
species Espostoa superba F. Ritter
species Espostoa utcubambensis G.J. Charles

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1073199]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Espostoa N.L. Britton & J.N. Rose, 1920]
Data retrieved on: 5 January 2020
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Espostoa Britton & Rose]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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