The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Selenicereus

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Selenicereus

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Selenicereus anthonyanus (Alexander) D.R. Hunt Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Selenicereus atropilosus Kimnach Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus boeckmannii (Otto ex Salm-Dyck) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus brevispinus Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus chontalensis (Alexander) Kimnach Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Selenicereus chrysocardium (Alexander) Kimnach Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Selenicereus coniflorus (Weing.) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus donkelaarii (Salm-Dyck) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus extensus (Salm-Dyck ex DC.) Leuenb. Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Selenicereus grandiflorus (L.) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 4
Selenicereus hallensis Weing. ex Borg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus hamatus (Scheidw.) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus hondurensis (K.Schum.) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus inermis Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus innesii Kimnach Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus longicaudatus (F.A.C.Weber) Borg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus macdonaldiae (Hook.) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus maxonii Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus megalanthus (K. Schum. ex Vaupel) Moran Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Selenicereus mirandae Bravo Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus murrillii Britton & Rose Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus nelsonii (Weing.) Britton & Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus paradisiacus (Vaupel) Borg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus pteranthus (Link ex A. Dietr.) Britton & Rose Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Selenicereus rothii (Weing.) A.Berger Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus rubineus Kimnach Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus spinulosus (DC.) Britton & Rose Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus testudo (Karw. ex Zucc.) Buxb. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus tricae D.R.Hunt Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus vagans (K.Brandegee) Britton & Rose Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus validus S.Arias & U.Guzmán Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus validus Arias & Guzmán Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Selenicereus vaupelii A.Berger Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Selenicereus wercklei (F.A.C. Weber) Britton & Rose Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Selenicereus wittii (K.Schum.) G.D.Rowley Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 104 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Selenicereus. Of these 28 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 34 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Selenicereus. 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 104 species names for the genus Selenicereus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 28 26.9%
Synonym 57 54.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 19 18.3%

All names

The status of the 138 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Selenicereus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 32 23.2%
Synonym 87 63.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 19 13.8%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 104 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Selenicereus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 20 43 0 0 63 60.6%
Low confidence 8 14 0 19 41 39.4%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 7 15 0 1 0 23 22.1%
WCSP (in review) 21 42 0 18 0 81 77.9%