Parodia

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Caryophyllales
Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Notocacteae
Genus: Parodia
Species: P. alacriportana - P. ayopayana - P. buenekeri - P. chrysacanthion - P. erinacea - P. formosa - P. haselbergii - P. horstii - P. langsdorfii - P. leninghausii - P. maassii - P. magnifica - P. mammulosa - P. microsperma - P. ottonis - P. rudibuenekeri - P. schumanniana - P. scopa - P. stuemeri - P. subterranea - P. tenuicylindrica

Name

Parodia Speg.

Vernacular names
Internationalization
Русский: Пародия
Svenska: Sydkaktussläktet


References

* NCBI link: Parodia

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Parodia is a genus of cacti. This genus has about 50 species, ranging from small globose plants to 1-m tall columnar cacti.


It is named after the Argentine botanist Lorenzo Raimundo Parodi (1895-1966).

Synonymy

The following genera have been brought into synonymy with Parodia:

* Acanthocephala Backeb.
* Brasilicactus Backeb.
* Brasiliparodia F.Ritter
* Brasilocactus Fric (nom. inval.)
* Chrysocactus Y.Itô (nom. inval.)
* Dactylanthocactus Y.Itô
* Eriocactus Backeb.
* Eriocephala Backeb.
* Friesia Fric (nom. inval.)
* Hickenia Britton & Rose
* Jauhisoparodia Gabriel Blackhat
* Malacocarpus Salm-Dyck
* Microspermia Fric
* Neohickenia Fric
* Notocactus (K.Schum.) Fric
* Sericocactus Y.Itô
* Wigginsia D.M.Porter

Note that the inclusion of Notocactus (the type genus of the tribe) into Parodia was a move of the International Organization for Succulent Plant Studies at the end of the 80's. This inclusion is still controversial today.

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