Cryptocereus

Cryptocereus Alexander ()
🌵 Author(s)
🌵 Type Cryptocereus anthonyanus
Etymology

Greek kryptos ‘hidden, secret’ + Cereus, the name of a genus of columnar cacti and a designation for columnar cacti in general. The genus was long overlooked in a well-explored area.


How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, February 5). Cryptocereus. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from https://www.cactusnames.org/Cryptocereus