Astrophytum myriostigma

Astrophytum myriostigma Lem. ()
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Greek myri– ‘countless’ + Greek stigma ‘mark, spot’. For the “myriads of white dots” (Lemaire) on the epidermis.

Astrophytum myriostigma. Image credit: David J. Stang / CC BY-SA 4.0

How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, September 14). Astrophytum myriostigma. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from