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M Rhipsalis monacantha Griseb. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 5102232) with original publication details: Abh. Königl. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen 24: 140 1879.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Acanthorhipsalis samaipatana (Cárdenas) F. Ritter Synonym M TRO
Lepismium monacanthum (Griseb.) Barthlott Synonym M TRO
Pfeiffera monacantha (Griseb.) P.V. Heath Synonym M TRO
Rhipsalis monacantha var. samaipatana Cárdenas Synonym L TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-5102232, and has not been changed.