Weingartia

Weingartia Werderm. ()
🌵 Author(s)
🌵 Type Weingartia fidana
🌵 Replacement of Spegazzinia
Etymology

Named “in memory of the recently departed Wilhelm Weingart, one of our most outstanding cactus experts and conscientious workers in this field […]”.

Weingartia is a replacement name for Spegazzinia Backeb. (1934), which is a younger homonym of the fungus genus Spegazzinia Sacc. (1886).


How to cite

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