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Lepismium monacanthum (Griseb.) Barthlott
Bradleya 5: 99. 1987

Accepted Scientific Name: Pfeiffera monacantha (Griseb.) P.V.Heath
Calyx 4(4): 158 (1994)

Lepismium monacanthum (Pfeiffera monacantha) Photo by: Diego Armentano


See all synonyms of Pfeiffera monacantha
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pfeiffera monacantha (Griseb.) P.V.Heath
Calyx 4(4): 158 (1994)
Synonymy: 14

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Pfeiffera monacantha group

  • Pfeiffera monacantha (Griseb.) P.V.Heath: (subsp. monacantha) Stem-segments angled or flattened, spines 1-2 or more, pericarpel angled, often spiny. Distribution: NW Argentina, and SE Bolivia.
  • Pfeiffera monacantha subs. kimnachii (Doweld) Ralf Bauer: Stem-segments flattened, spines absent, pericarpel not spiny.

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