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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cereeae
Subtribus: Trichocereinae
Genus: Harrisia
Subgenera: H. subg. Eriocereus – H. subg. Harrisia
Species: H. aboriginum – H. adscendens – H. bonplandii – H. brookii – H. caymanensis – H. divaricata – H. earlei – H. eriophora – H. fernowii – H. fragrans – H. gracilisH. martiniiH. pomanensis – H. portoricensis – H. regelii – H. taetra – H. tetracantha – H. tortuosa
H. adscendens - H. balansae - H. eriophora - H. gracilis - H. martinii - H. pomanensis

Source(s) of checklist:

Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Harrisia (Cactaceae) in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Apr 29. Reference page.

Name

Harrisia Britton, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 35: 561 (1909).
Type species: Harrisia gracilis (Mill.) Britton

Synonyms

Homotypic
Echinopsis sect. Harrisia (Britton) Molinari & Mayta, Succulentopi@ 14: 11 (2015).

Heterotypic
Cereus subg. Eriocereus A.Berger, Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 16: 74 (1905).
Eriocereus Riccob., Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Palermo 8: 238 (1909).
Type species: Eriocereus tortuosus (Otto & A.Dietr.) Riccob.
Roseocereus Backeb., Blätt. Kakteenf. 1938(6): [17; 3, 11, 23] (1938).
Type species: Roseocereus tephracanthus (Lab.) Backeb.
Erythrocereus Houghton
Serrulatocereus Guiggi

Note:

Perhaps best treated as a part of Echinopsis, but most species lack combinations under that genus.
Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Haiti, Jamaica, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Uruguay
Introduced into:
Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Free State, Hawaii, KwaZulu-Natal, New South Wales, Queensland

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

Britton, N.L. , (1908 publ. 1909). Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 35: 561

Additional references

Anderson, E.F. (2001) The Cactus Family. (Timber Press) ISBN 0-88192-498-9.
Franck, A.R. 2012. Systematics of Harrisia (Cactaceae). Graduate Theses and Dissertations. University of South Florida..
Franck, A.R., Cochrane, B.J. & Garey, J.R. (2013) Phylogeny, Biogeography, and Infrageneric Classification of Harrisia (Cactaceae). Systematic Botany 38(1):210-223 [1].
Hunt, D., Taylor, N. & Charles, G. (ed.) (2006) The New Cactus Lexicon. Milborne Port. ISBN 0-9538134-4-4.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Harrisia (Cactaceae) in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Apr 29. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Harrisia (Cactaceae). Published online. Accessed: Apr 29 2021.
Tropicos.org 2021. Harrisia (Cactaceae). Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Apr 29.
Hassler, M. 2021. Harrisia (Cactaceae). World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Apr 29. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2021. World Plants. Synonymic Checklist and Distribution of the World Flora. . Harrisia (Cactaceae). Accessed: 29 Apr 2021.

Vernacular names
suomi: Patukaktukset
русский: Харрисия
svenska: Stjärnkaktussläktet
українська: Харризія

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