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Synonyms for Pereskia

genus of tropical American shrubby trees and woody climbers having slender branches with broad flat leaves and large panicles of flowers

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Los generos registrados son pertenecientes a las subfamilias Cactoideae (Cereus, Hylocereus, Melocactus, Pilosocereus, Pseudorhipsalis, Rhipsalis, Stenocereus) Opuntioideae, (Nopalea, Opuntia) y Pereskioideae (Pereskia).
Aunque hay representantes nativos de las subfamilias Pereskioideae (1 genero, 3 especies) y Opuntioideae (4 generos, 20 especies), es la subfamilia Cactoideae, la que presenta mayor diversidad con 8 tribus, 22 generos y 60 especies y subespecies.
5), because they share secondary xylem features with Pereskia of the subfamily Pereskioideae (Mauseth & Landrum, 1997).