Taxon profile


Pereskia Mill.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Cactaceae »  subfamily Pereskioideae

Scientific synonyms

Peirescia Zucc.
Peireskia Steud.
Perescia Lem.
Rhodocactus (A. Berger) F. M. Knuth

Included taxa

Number of records: 18

species Pereskia aculeata Mill. - Barbados Shrub

Pereskia aculeata

species Pereskia aureiflora F. Ritter
species Pereskia bahiensis Gürke
species Pereskia bleo (Kunth) DC. - Perescia

Pereskia bleo

species Pereskia diaz-romeroana Cárdenas

Pereskia diaz-romeroana

species Pereskia grandiflora Pfeiff.

Pereskia grandiflora

species Pereskia grandifolia Haw. - Rose Cactus

Pereskia grandifolia

species Pereskia guamacho F.A.C. Weber

Pereskia guamacho

species Pereskia horrida (Kunth) DC.
species Pereskia marcanoi Areces
species Pereskia nemorosa Rojas Acosta

Pereskia nemorosa

species Pereskia portulacifolia (L.) Haw. ex DC.
species Pereskia quisqueyana Liogier
species Pereskia sacharosa Griseb.
species Pereskia stenantha F. Ritter
species Pereskia weberiana K. Schumann

Pereskia weberiana

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1330334]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Pereskia P. Miller, 1754]
Data retrieved on: 9 December 2019
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Pereskia Mill.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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