Lepismium lumbricoides ISI 1369 Lepismium lumbricoides LB 566

Lepismium lumbricoides
(Lem)Barth


◊ Bradleya 5:99 (1987)
◊◊ Cereus lumbricoides Lem - Cact. gen. nov. spec. nov. 60 (1839)
Rhipsalis sarmentacea Otto&Dietr - Allg. Gartenz. 9:98 (1841)
Rhipsalis lumbricoides (Lem)Lem - Ill. Hort 6 misc. 88 (1859)
Lepismium sarmentaceum (O&D)Vöchtling - Prings. Jahrb. Wiss. Bot. 9:399 (1873)
Hariota lumbricalis Küntze - Rev. Gen. Plant. 1:263 (1891)
Hariota sarmentacea (O&D)Küntze - Rev. Gen. Plant. 3-2:107 (1898)
Rhipsalis leucorhaphis KSch - Monatschr. Kakteenk. 10:125 (1900)
Rhipsalis novaesii Löfgr - Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Jan. 1:69 (1915)
Rhipsalis loefgrenii (Löfgr)Br&R - Cact. 4:232 (1923)
Rhipsalis lumbricoides leucorhaphis (KSch)Ritt - Ritter 1:247, 334", 335" (1979)

- Bushy, profusely branched, with aerial roots. Stems 4 6 mm diameter, round, somewhat ribbed, greyish to yellowish green, 14 20 cm long. Areoles closely together, with small triangled scales, short white felt and 5 8 spines, 3 5 mm long. Flower lateral, 2,2 cm long, 3,8 cm diameter, light straw-yellow to white, scented. Ovary ellipsoid. Fruit red to purple.

- Uruguay (alg), Paraguay, Argentina: Corrientes, Entre Rios, Misiones, Buenos Aires, Formosa, Chaco, Jujuy, Salta, Tucumán, Catamarca, Santiago del Estero; Bolivia: Beni, La Paz, Santa Cruz; Brazil: São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul, epifytic in deciduous forest, up to 1900 m. Flowering period August to December. Lepismium lumbricoides ISI 1369 Lepismium lumbricoides LB 566

Cact. 4:230"
Cact. 4:232, plate 24 (Rhipsalis leucorhaphis)
Cact. 4:232, 233' (Rhipsalis loefgrenii)
Frst&Rmpl 890
An. Mus. Hist. Nat. Buenos Aires 32:477 (1925)
Backeberg 2:662 (Rhipsalis loefgrenii)
Backeberg 2:663
Backeberg 2:665 (Rhipsalis leucorhaphis)
Am. J. Bot. 65:326-333 (1978)
Ritter 247"
Ritter 1:41, 247 (Rhipsalis loefgrenii)
KuaS 49(1):4"
Bradleya 5:97-100; 13:47", 49"; 18:16
NCL 142" Lepismium lumbricoides, Mataral, Boliviƫ