Rhipsalidopsis Britton & Rose ()
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šŸŒµ Type Rhipsalidopsis rosea

Rhipsalis (stem Rhipsalid-) + Greek -opsis ‘looking like’. “The generic name is given on account of its resemblance to some of the species of Rhipsalis.”

This name has the same meaning as Pseudorhipsalis, a genus published by Britton and Rose in the same publication.

Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri
Rhipsalis crispata. Image credit: Salicyna / CC BY-SA 4.0

How to cite

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