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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: Hylocereeae
Genus: Kimnachia
Species: K. ramulosa

Kimnachia S.Arias & N.Korotkova, Phytotaxa 327(1): 30. (2017)

Type species: Kimnachia ramulosa (Salm-Dyck) S.Arias & N.Korotkova, Phytotaxa 327(1): 30. (2017)

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Western South America
Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
Regional: Central America
Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
Regional: Brazil
Brazil North
Regional: Northern South America
Colombia, Venezuela
Regional: Caribbean
Continental: Northern America
Regional: Mexico
Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

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

Primary references

Korotkova, N., Borsch, T.H. & Arias, S., 2017. A phylogenetic framework for the Hylocereeae (Cactaceae) and implications for the circumscription of the genera. Phytotaxa 327(1): 1-46. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.327.1.1 Paywall ResearchGate Reference page. : 327(1): 30.

Additional references

Korotkova, N., Aquino, D., Arias, S., Eggli, U., Franck, A., Gómez-Hinostrosa, C., Guerrero, P.C., Hernández, H.M., Kohlbecker, A., Köhler, M., Luther, K., Majure, L.C., Müller, A., Metzing, D., Nyffeler, R., Sánchez, D., Schlumpberger, B. & Berendsohn, W.G. 2021. Cactaceae at Caryophyllales. org–a dynamic online species-level taxonomic backbone for the family. Willdenowia 51(2): 251–270. DOI: 10.3372/wi.51.51208 Open access Reference page.


Korotkova, N. et al. 2021. Kimnachia in Cactaceae at A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Dec 23. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Kimnachia. Published online. Accessed: Dec 23 2021. 2021. Kimnachia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Dec 23.
Hassler, M. 2021. Kimnachia. 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 Dec 23. Reference page.

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