Pfeiffera ianthothele (gracilis) Pfeiffera ianthothele

Pfeiffera ianthothele
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◊ Dict. Hort. Bois. 2:944 (1898)
◊◊ Cereus ianthothele Monv - Hort. Univ. 1:218 (1839)
Pfeiffera cereiformis SD - Cact. Hort. Dyck. 1844:41 (1845)
Rhipsalis cereiformis Först - Handb. Cact. 454 (1846)
Hariota cereiformis Küntze - Rev. Gen. Pl. 1:262 (1891)
Rhipsalis ianthothele KBrand - Cycl. Am. Hort. Bailey 4:1514 (1902)
Pfeiffera erecta Ritt - Taxon 13:116 (1964)
Pfeiffera mataralensis Ritt - Taxon 13:115 (1964)
Pfeiffera mataralensis floccosa Ritt - Taxon 13:115 (1964)
Pfeiffera multigona Card - Cactus 82:51 (1964)
Pfeiffera ianthothele boliviana Ritt - Ritter 2:503 (1980)
Pfeiffera ianthothele tarijensis Ritt - Ritter 2:503 (1980)
Pfeiffera gracilis Ritt - Ritter 2:205, 739" (1980)
Lepismium ianthothele (Monv)Barth - Bradleya 5:99 (1987)
Lepismium erectum (Ritt)Süpplie - Rhipsalidinae 15 (1990)
Lepismium mataralense (Ritt)Süpplie - Rhipsalidinae 13 (1990)
Lepismium mataralense floccosum Süpplie - Rhipsalidinae 13 (1990)

Pfeiffera ianthothele (tarijensis) Pfeiffera ianthothele - Upright to hanging, not profusely branching. Stems green, near areoles often with violet tinge, up to 50 cm long, up to 2 cm diameter. Stems 8.12 cm long. Ribs (3.)5, with sharp edges. Areoles round, with white felt. Spines 6.7, bristel-like, up to 5 mm long, yellowish. Flower up to 2,2 cm long, 1,5 cm diameter. Ovarium bluntly five-angled, brownish green, with white spines. Outer petals purple-red to pink. Inner petals cream-white. Fruit 1 cm diameter, globose, translucent, doorschijnend, with spines. Seed small, black.

- Bolivia: Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Tarija; Argentina: Jujuy, Salta, Tucumán. Epiphytic and epilitic, 600-2000 m. Flowering in the southern spring and summer.

Cact. 4:210, plate 22
Frst&Rmpl 894, 895'
Backeberg 2:825", 826"
Bradleya 5:97-100; 13:45
KuaS 49(1):4"
Bradleya 18:10"
NCL 232"