The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Selenicereus megalanthus (K. Schum. ex Vaupel) Moran is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Selenicereus (family Cactaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 5102142) with original publication details: Gentes Herb. 8(4): 325 1953.

⥇ A cross-taxon basionym link was ignored while processing this record, see Cereus megalanthus K.Schum. ex Vaupel .

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Mediocactus megalanthus (K. Schum. ex Vaupel) Britton & Rose Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-5102142, and has not been changed.