Arrojadoa

 

Named by Britton and Rose after Miguel Arrojado Lisboa that explored the Brazil for plants at the beginning of the century.

Arrojadoas have tubular flowers coming in flushes in summer. They open during the day, . They are followed by smooth naked berrylike fruit, with white pulp, up to 0.8 inch in diameter (2 cm).

They are mostly tropical species with little frost tolerance.

Species and varieties
Arrojadoa albiflora
Arrojadoa bahiensis
Arrojadoa dinae
Arrojadoa dinae ssp. eriocaulis
Arrojadoa penicillata
Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. aureispina
Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. rhodantha
Arrojadoa albiflora synonym of Arrojadoa albiflora
Arrojadoa aureispina synonym of Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. aureispina
Arrojadoa beateae synonym of Arrojadoa dinae ssp. eriocaulis
Arrojadoa canudosensis synonym of Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. rhodantha
Arrojadoa dinae ssp. nana synonym of Arrojadoa dinae ssp. eriocaulis
Arrojadoa eriocaulis synonym of Arrojadoa dinae ssp. eriocaulis
Arrojadoa eriocaulis ssp. albicoronata synonym of Arrojadoa dinae ssp. eriocaulis
Arrojadoa horstiana synonym of Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. rhodantha
Arrojadoa multiflora synonym of Arrojadoa dinae
Arrojadoa polyantha synonym of Micranthocereus polyanthus
Arrojadoa rhodantha var. theunisseniana synonym of Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. rhodantha
Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. canudosensis synonym of Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. rhodantha
Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. reflexa synonym of Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. rhodantha
Arrojadoa theunisseniana synonym of Arrojadoa rhodantha ssp. rhodantha

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