Astrophytum subgen. Stigmatodactylus

Astrophytum subgen. Stigmatodactylus D.R.Hunt ()
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Etymology

Greek and Latin stigma ‘mark, spot’ + Greek daktylos ‘finger’. For the finger-like and white-dotted tubercles.

Hunt published this new name when he demoted the genus Digitostigma (Latin dĭgĭtus ‘finger’ + Greek and Latin stigma ‘mark, spot’) to subgeneric rank.


How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, February 2). Astrophytum subgen. Stigmatodactylus. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from https://www.cactusnames.org/astrophytum-subgen-stigmatodactylus

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