Rebutia

Rebutia K.Schum. ()
🌵 Author(s)
🌵 Type Rebutia minuscula
Etymology

Named for French nurseryman Pierre Rebut (1830-1898), who first distributed the type species in Europe and was “responsible for many new imports”.


How to cite

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

Pronunciation
[re-BUT-e-a]

A.T. Johnson, H.A. Smith & A.P. Stockdale (2019): Plant Names Simplified, 3rd Edition

[ruh-BEW-tee-uh]

Ross Bayton (2019): The Garderner's Botanical

[Rebútia]

Helmut Genaust (1996): Etymologisches Wörterbuch der botanischen Pflanzennamen, 3. Auflage

“Botanical Latin is essentially a written language, but the scientific names of plants often occur in speech. How they are pronounced really matters little provided they sound pleasant and are understood by all concerned.”

William T. Stearn (1983): Botanical Latin, 3rd Edition: 53