The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Hylocereus

The genus Hylocereus is in the family Cactaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Hylocereus

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Hylocereus bronxensis Britton & Rose Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Hylocereus calcaratus (F.A.C. Weber) Britton & Rose Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Hylocereus compressus Y. Itô Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Hylocereus costaricensis (F.A.C.Weber) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Hylocereus cubensis Britton & Rose Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Hylocereus escuintlensis Kimnach Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Hylocereus intermedius Hutchison Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Hylocereus lemairei (Hook.) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Hylocereus megalanthus (K. Schum. ex Vaupel) Ralf Bauer Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Hylocereus microcladus Backeb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Hylocereus minutiflorus Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Hylocereus monacanthus (Lem.) Britton & Rose Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Hylocereus ocamponis (Salm-Dyck) Britton & Rose Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Hylocereus peruvianus Backeb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Hylocereus purpusii (Weing.) Britton & Rose Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Hylocereus schomburgkii (C.F. Först.) Backeb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Hylocereus setaceus (Salm-Dyck ex DC.) Ralf Bauer Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Hylocereus stenopterus (F.A.C. Weber) Britton & Rose Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Hylocereus trigonus (Haw.) Saff. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Hylocereus undatus (Haw.) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 66 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Hylocereus. Of these 15 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 7 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Hylocereus. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 66 species names for the genus Hylocereus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 15 22.7%
Synonym 41 62.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 10 15.2%

All names

The status of the 73 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Hylocereus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 15 20.5%
Synonym 48 65.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 10 13.7%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 66 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Hylocereus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 10 41 0 0 51 77.3%
Low confidence 5 0 0 10 15 22.7%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Hylocereus is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 9 8 0 3 0 20 30.3%
WCSP (in review) 6 33 0 7 0 46 69.7%