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Here is the full taxonomy of the family Cactaceae.

Subfamily Cactoideae[]

Tribe Browningieae[]

synonyms: Azureocereus Akers & H.Johnson, Castellanosia Cárdenas, Gymnocereus Rauh & Backeb.
  • Jasminocereus Britton & Rose
  • Neoraimondia Britton & Rose
synonyms: Neocardenasia Backeb.
  • Stetsonia Britton & Rose

Tribe Cacteae[]

synonyms: Anhalonium Lem., Neogomesia Castañeda, Neogomezia Buxb. (orth. var.), Roseocactus A.Berger, Stromatocactus Karw. ex Rümpler (nom. inval.)
synonyms: Astrophyton Lawr. (orth. var.), Maierocactus E.C.Rost
synonyms: Aulacothele Monv. (nom. inval.), Cumarinia Buxb., Glandulifera (Salm-Dyck) Fric, Lepidocoryphantha Backeb., Roseia Fric (nom. inval.)
synonyms: Brittonrosea Wikipedia:Speg., Echinofossulocactus Lawr., Homalocephala Britton & Rose
  • Echinomastus Britton & Rose
synonyms: Cochiseia Wikipedia:W.H.Earle, Escobesseya Wikipedia:Hester, Fobea Fric (nom. inval.), Neobesseya Britton & Rose
synonyms: Bisnaga Wikipedia:Orcutt, Brittonia Wikipedia:C.A.Armstr. (nom. inval.)
synonyms: Bartschella Britton & Rose, Cactus L., Chilita Orcutt, Cochemiea (Wikipedia:K.Brandegee) Wikipedia:Walton, Dolichothele (K.Schum.) Britton & Rose, Ebnerella Buxb., Haagea Fric, Krainzia Backeb., Lactomammillaria Fric (nom. inval.), Leptocladia Buxb., Leptocladodia Buxb., Mamillaria Wikipedia:F.Rchb. (orth. var.), Mamillopsis (Wikipedia:E.Morren) F.A.C.Weber ex Britton & Rose, Mammariella Wikipedia:Shafer (nom. inval.), Mammilaria Wikipedia:Torr. & Wikipedia:A.Gray (orth. var.), Neomammillaria Britton & Rose, Oehmea Buxb., Phellosperma Britton & Rose, Porfiria Boed., Pseudomammillaria Buxb., Solisia Britton & Rose
  • Mammilloydia Buxb.
  • Neolloydia Britton & Rose
synonyms: Napina Fric (nom. inval.), Pseudosolisia Y.Itô (nom. inval.)
  • Obregonia Fric
  • Ortegocactus Alexander
synonyms: Navajoa Wikipedia:Croizat, Pilocanthus Wikipedia:B.W.Benson & Backeb.
synonyms: Encephalocarpus A.Berger
synonyms: Ancistrocactus Britton & Rose, Coloradoa Wikipedia:Boissev. & Wikipedia:C.Davidson, Glandulicactus Backeb., Toumeya Britton & Rose
  • Stenocactus (K.Schum.) A.W.Hill
synonyms: Echinofossulocactus Britton & Rose, Efossus Orcutt (orth. var.)
  • Strombocactus Britton & Rose
synonyms: Hamatocactus Britton & Rose, Thelomastus Fric (nom. inval.)
synonyms: Gymnocactus Backeb., Normanbokea Wikipedia:Kladiwa & Buxb., Rapicactus Buxb. & Wikipedia:Oehme

Tribe Calymmantheae[]

synonyms: Diploperianthium F.Ritter (nom. inval.)

Tribe Cereeae[]

  • Arrojadoa Britton & Rose
  • Brasilicereus Backeb.
synonyms: Mirabella F.Ritter, Piptanthocereus (A.Berger) Riccob., Subpilocereus Backeb.
  • Cipocereus F.Ritter
synonyms: Floribunda F.Ritter
  • Coleocephalocereus Backeb.
synonyms: Buiningia Wikipedia:Buxb.
synonyms: Cactus Britton & Rose
  • Micranthocereus Backeb.
synonyms: Austrocephalocereus Backeb., Siccobaccatus Wikipedia:P.J.Braun & Wikipedia:Esteves
synonyms: Pilocereus K.Schum., Pseudopilocereus Buxb.
  • Praecereus Buxb.
  • Stephanocereus A.Berger
  • Uebelmannia Buining

Tribe Hylocereeae[]

synonyms: Aporocactus Lem., Aporocereus Fric & Wikipedia:Kreuz. (orth. var.), Bonifazia Wikipedia:Standl. & Wikipedia:Steyerm., Chiapasia Britton & Rose, Disisocactus Wikipedia:Kunze (orth. var.), Disocereus Fric & Kreuz. (orth. var.), Heliocereus (A.Berger) Britton & Rose, Lobeira Alexander, Mediocereus Fric & Kreuz. (orth. var.), Nopalxochia Britton & Rose, Pseudonopalxochia Backeb., Trochilocactus Linding., Wittia K.Schum., Wittiocactus Wikipedia:Rauschert
  • Epiphyllum Haw. - climbing cactus
synonyms: Phyllocactus Link, Phyllocereus Wikipedia:Miq.
  • Hylocereus (A.Berger) Britton & Rose - nightblooming cactus
synonyms: Wilmattea Britton & Rose
  • Selenicereus (A.Berger) Britton & Rose - moonlight cactus, nightblooming cereus
synonyms: Cryptocereus Alexander, Deamia Britton & Rose, Marniera Backeb., Mediocactus Britton & Rose, Strophocactus Britton & Rose, Strophocereus Fric & Kreuz. (orth. var.)
  • Pseudorhipsalis Britton & Rose
  • Weberocereus Britton & Rose
synonyms: Eccremocactus Britton & Rose, Eccremocereus Fric & Kreuz. (orth. var.), Werckleocereus Britton & Rose

Tribe Notocacteae[]

  • Austrocactus Britton & Rose
synonyms: Pilocopiapoa F.Ritter
synonyms: Ceratistes Wikipedia:Labour. (nom. inval.), Chileniopsis Backeb., Chileocactus Fric (nom. inval.), Chileorebutia Fric (nom. inval.), Chiliorebutia Fric (orth. var.), Delaetia Backeb., Dracocactus Y.Itô (nom. inval.), Euporteria Kreuz. & Buining, Hildmannia Kreuz. & Buining, Horridocactus Backeb., Islaya Backeb., Neochilenia Backeb. ex Wikipedia:Dölz, Neoporteria Britton & Rose, Neoporteria Backeb., Neotanahashia Y.Itô, Nichelia Wikipedia:Bullock (nom. inval.), Pyrrhocactus (A.Berger) A.W.Hill, Rodentiophila F.Ritter ex Backeb., Thelocephala Y.Itô
  • Eulychnia Phil.
synonyms: Philippicereus Backeb.
  • Frailea Britton & Rose
  • Neowerdermannia Fric
synonyms: Acanthocephala Backeb., Brasilicactus Backeb., Brasiliparodia F.Ritter, Brasilocactus Fric (nom. inval.), Chrysocactus Y.Itô (nom. inval.), Dactylanthocactus Y.Itô, Eriocactus Backeb., Eriocephala Backeb., Friesia Fric (nom. inval.), Hickenia Britton & Rose, Malacocarpus Salm-Dyck, Microspermia Fric, Neohickenia Fric, Notocactus (K.Schum.) Fric, Sericocactus Y.Itô, Wigginsia D.M.Porter

Tribe Pachycereeae[]

synonyms: Dendrocereus Britton & Rose, Monvillea Britton & Rose
  • Bergerocactus Britton & Rose - snakecactus
synonyms: Bergerocereus Fric & Kreuz. (orth. var.)
  • Carnegiea Britton & Rose - carnegia, saguaro
synonyms: Haseltonia Backeb., Neodawsonia Backeb., Pilocereus Lem.
  • Corryocactus Britton & Rose
synonym: Corryocereus Fric & Kreuz. (orth. var.), Erdisia Britton & Rose, Eulychnocactus Backeb. (nom. inval.)
synonyms: Morangaya Wikipedia:G.D.Rowley, Wilcoxia Britton & Rose
  • Escontria Rose
  • Leptocereus (A.Berger) Britton & Rose
synonyms: Neoabbottia Britton & Rose

[= Myrtillocactus × Bergerocactus]

synonyms: Myrtillocereus Fric & Kreuz. (orth. var.)
  • Neobuxbaumia Backeb.
synonyms: Pseudomitrocereus Bravo & Buxb., Rooksbya Backeb.
  • ×Pacherocactus G.D.Rowley

[= Pachycereus × Bergerocactus]

  • Pachycereus (A.Berger) Britton & Rose
synonyms: Backebergia Bravo, Lemaireocereus Britton & Rose, Lophocereus (A.Berger) Britton & Rose, Marginatocereus (Backeb.) Backeb., Mitrocereus (Backeb.) Backeb., Pterocereus Wikipedia:T.MacDoug. & Miranda
  • Peniocereus (A.Berger) Britton & Rose
synonyms: Cullmannia Wikipedia:Distefano, Neoevansia W.T.Marshall, Nyctocereus (A.Berger) Britton & Rose
  • Polaskia Backeb.
synonyms: Chichipia Backeb. (nom. inval.), Heliabravoa Backeb.
  • Pseudoacanthocereus F.Ritter
  • Stenocereus (A.Berger) Riccob.
synonyms: Hertrichocereus Backeb., Isolatocereus Backeb., Isolatocereus (Backeb.) Backeb., Machaerocereus Britton & Rose, Marshallocereus Backeb., Neolemaireocereus Backeb., Rathbunia Britton & Rose, Ritterocereus Backeb.

Tribe Rhipsalideae[]

  • Lepismium Pfeiff.
synonyms: Acanthorhipsalis (K.Schum.) Britton & Rose, Acanthorhipsalis Wikipedia:Kimnach, Pfeiffera Salm-Dyck
synonyms: Cassytha Mill., Erythrorhipsalis A.Berger, Hariota Wikipedia:Adans., Lymanbensonia Kimnach
  • Hatiora Britton & Rose
synonyms: Epiphyllopsis Backeb. & F.M.Knuth, Hariota DC., Pseudozygocactus Backeb., Rhipsalidopsis Britton & Rose
  • Schlumbergera Lem. - holiday cactus
synonyms: Epiphyllanthus A.Berger, Epiphyllum Pfeiff., Opuntiopsis Wikipedia:Knebel (nom. inval.), Zygocactus K.Schum., Zygocereus Fric & Kreuz. (orth. var.)

Tribe Trichocereeae[]

synonyms: Spinicalycium Fric (nom. inval.)
  • Arthrocereus A.Berger
  • Brachycereus Britton & Rose
synonyms: Akersia Wikipedia:Buining, Bolivicereus Cárdenas, Borzicactella H.Johnson ex F.Ritter, Borzicactus Wikipedia:Riccob, Borzicereus Fric & Kreuz. (orth. var.), Cephalocleistocactus F.Ritter, Cleistocereus Fric & Kreuz. (orth. var.), Clistanthocereus Backeb., Demnosa Fric, Gymnanthocereus Backeb., Hildewintera F.Ritter, Loxanthocereus Backeb., Maritimocereus Akers, Pseudoechinocereus Buining (nom. inval.), Seticereus Backeb., Seticleistocactus Backeb., Winteria F.Ritter, Winterocereus Backeb.
  • Denmoza Britton & Rose
  • Discocactus Pfeiff.
synonyms: Acantholobivia Backeb., Acanthopetalus Wikipedia:Y.Itô, Andenea Fric (nom. inval.), Aureilobivia Fric, nom. inval., Chamaecereus Britton & Rose, Chamaelobivia Y. Itô (nom. inval.), Cinnabarinea Fric ex F.Ritter, Echinolobivia Y.Itô (nom. inval.), Echinonyctanthus Lem., Furiolobivia Y.Itô (nom. inval.), Helianthocereus Backeb, Heterolobivia Y.Itô (nom. inval.), Hymenorebulobivia Fric (nom. inval.), Hymenorebutia Fric ex Buining, Leucostele Backeb., Lobirebutia Fric (nom. inval.), Lobivia Britton & Rose, Lobiviopsis Fric (nom. inval.), Megalobivia Y.Itô (nom. inval.), Mesechinopsis Y.Itô, Neolobivia Y.Itô, Pilopsis Y.Itô (nom. inval.), Pseudolobivia (Backeb.) Backeb., Rebulobivia Fric (nom. inval.), Salpingolobivia Y.Itô, Scoparebutia Fric & Kreuz. ex Buining, Setiechinopsis (Backeb.) Wikipedia:de Haas, Soehrensia Backeb., Trichocereus (A.Berger) Riccob.
  • Espostoa Britton & Rose
synonyms: Binghamia Britton & Rose, Pseudoespostoa Backeb., Thrixanthocereus Backeb., Vatricania Backeb.
  • Espostoopsis Buxb.
synonyms: Gerocephalus F.Ritter
  • Facheiroa Britton & Rose
synonyms: Zehntnerella Britton & Rose
synonyms: Brachycalycium Backeb.
  • Haageocereus Backeb.
synonyms: Floresia Krainz & F.Ritter ex Backeb. (nom. inval.), Haageocactus Backeb. (nom. inval.), Lasiocereus F.Ritter, Neobinghamia Backeb., Peruvocereus Akers
  • Harrisia Britton - applecactus
synonyms: Eriocereus (A.Berger) Riccob., Roseocereus Backeb.
  • Leocereus Britton & Rose
  • Matucana Britton & Rose
synonyms: Eomatucana F.Ritter
  • Mila Britton & Rose
  • Oreocereus (A.Berger) Riccob.
synonyms: Arequipa Britton & Rose, Arequipiopsis Kreuz. & Buining, Morawetzia Backeb., Submatucana Backeb.
  • Oroya Britton & Rose
  • Pygmaeocereus H.Johnson & Backeb.
  • Rauhocereus Backeb.
  • Rebutia K.Schum.
synonyms: Aylostera Speg., Bridgesia Backeb., Cylindrorebutia Fric & Kreuz., Digitorebutia Fric & Kreuz., Echinorebutia Fric (nom. inval.), Eurebutia Fric (nom. inval.), Gymnantha Y.Itô, Mediolobivia Backeb., Mediorebutia Fric (nom. inval.), Neogymnantha Y.Itô, Reicheocactus Backeb., Setirebutia Fric & Kreuz. (nom. inval.), Spegazzinia Backeb., Sulcorebutia Backeb., Weingartia Werderm.
  • Samaipaticereus Cárdenas
  • Weberbauerocereus Backeb.
synonyms: Meyenia Backeb.
  • Yungasocereus F.Ritter

Subfamily Maihuenioideae[]

  • Maihuenia (Phil. ex F.A.C.Weber) K.Schum.

Subfamily Opuntioideae[]

Tribe Austrocylindropuntieae[]

  • Austrocylindropuntia Backeb.
  • Cumulopuntia F.Ritter

Tribe Cylindropuntieae[]

synonyms: Marenopuntia Backeb.
  • Cylindropuntia (Engelm.) F.M.Knuth
  • Pereskiopsis Britton & Rose
synonyms: Peireskiopsis Wikipedia:Vaupel (orth. var.)
  • Quiabentia Britton & Rose

Tribe Opuntieae[]

  • Brasiliopuntia (K.Schum.) A.Berger
  • Consolea Lem.
  • Miqueliopuntia Fric ex F.Ritter
  • Opuntia Mill. - prickly pear, cholla
synonyms:Airampoa Fric, Cactodendron Wikipedia:Bigelow, nom. inval., Cactus Lem., Chaffeyopuntia Fric & Wikipedia:Schelle, Clavarioidia Kreuz. (nom. inval.), Ficindica Wikipedia:St.-Lag., Nopalea Salm-Dyck, Parviopuntia Wikipedia:Soulaire & Wikipedia:Marn.-Lap. (nom. inval.), Phyllarthus Wikipedia:Neck. ex Wikipedia:M.Gómez (nom. inval.), Salmiopuntia Fric (nom. inval.), Subulatopuntia Fric & Schelle, Tunas Lunell, Weberiopuntia Fric
  • Tacinga Britton & Rose

Tribe Pterocacteae[]

  • Pterocactus K.Schum.

Tribe Tephrocacteae[]

synonyms: Puna Wikipedia:R.Kiesling
synonyms: Pseudotephrocactus Fric,

Subfamily Pereskioideae[]

  • Pereskia Mill.
synonyms: Peirescia Zucc. (orth. var.), Peireskia Wikipedia:Steud. (orth. var.), Perescia Lem. (orth. var.), Rhodocactus (A.Berger) F.M.Knuth
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