|🌵 Author(s)||Curt Backeberg|
|🌵 Type||Winterocereus aureispinus|
|🌵 Replacement of||Winteria|
Winter + Cereus, the name of a genus of columnar cacti and a designation for columnar cacti in general. Named for Friedrich Ritter’s sister Hildegard “Hilde” Winter, who distributed the seeds he collected in South America. This is a replacement name for Winteria F.Ritter. See also Hildewintera.