Harrisia simpsonii Small ex Britton & Rose

, Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 2: 152 (1920).
IPNI Identifier
Cactaceae, The (Britton & Rose). Descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family
2: 152
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
R.L.Benson,L.D.Benson 15345 p.p.
Type Locations
null POM
Protologue Distribution
Old road to Bear Lake, Everglades 3 mi west of Coot Bay, Everglades National Monument, 3-4 mi north of Flamingo, Florida (Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America)


Benson designated the type material as a neotype.


Basionym of
Harrisia gracilis var. simpsonii (Small ex Britton & Rose) D.B.Ward, Novon 14(3): 367 (2004).
Nomenclatural link
Cereus gracilis var. simpsonii (Small) L.D.Benson, Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 41: 126 (1969).
Duplicate citation of
Harrisia simpsonii Small ex Britton & Rose, Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 2: 152 (1920).