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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: Brachycereus
Species: Brachycereus nesioticus

Brachycereus Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 2: 120. 1920.
Type species: Brachycereus thouarsii (F.A.C.Weber) Britton & Rose

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Western South America
Galapagos (Bartolome, Fernandina, Genovesa, Isabela, Pinta, San Salvador)

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

Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N. 1920. The Cactaceae. Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family. Vol. 2. 239 pp. + 39 pl. Carnegie Institution of Washington. BHL PDF Reference page. : 2: 120.

Additional references

Govaerts, R.H.A. 1996. World Checklist of Seed Plants, volume 2. MIM, Deurne. 492pp. In two parts. ISBN 90-572-0006-6. Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Brachycereus in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Apr 17. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Brachycereus. Published online. Accessed: Apr 17 2021. 2021. Brachycereus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 17 Apr 2021.
Hassler, M. 2021. Brachycereus. 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 online. Accessed: 2021 Apr 17. Reference page.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Brachycereus in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 09-Oct-10.

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