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- Lohmann, Lúcia G., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 2011 v.58 no.3 pp. 456-468
- DNA; Hatiora; Rhipsalis; cacti and succulents; epiphytes; flowers; forests; fruits; internal transcribed spacers; monophyly; root systems
- ... Tribe Rhipsalideae is composed of unusual epiphytic or lithophytic cacti that inhabit humid tropical and subtropical forests. Members of this tribe present a reduced vegetative body, a specialized adventitious root system, usually spineless areoles and flowers and fruits reduced in size. Despite the debate surrounding the classification of Rhipsalideae, no studies have ever attempted to reconstruc ...