Pereskia aureiflora

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Pereskia aureiflora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Genus: Pereskia
Species: P. aureiflora
Binomial name
Pereskia aureiflora

Pereskia aureiflora is a species of cactus that is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and hot deserts. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Taylor, N.P.; Zappi, D.; Machado, M. & Braun, P. (2013). "Pereskia aureiflora". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2013: e.T40858A2937442. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T40858A2937442.en. Retrieved 12 December 2017.