Brasilicereus estevesii

Brasilicereus estevesii (Hofacker & P.J.Braun) N.P.Taylor & M.Machado ()
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🌵 BasionymBragaia estevesii ()
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🌵 Basionym published in Kakteen And. Sukk. 60(12): 328 (2009)
🌵 Type of Bragaia
Etymology

Named for Brazilian cactus specialist Eddie Esteves Pereira (1939). Hofacker & Braun: “We name the genus Bragaia in honor of its discoverer, Alexander Braga Nascimento, and the species after Eddie Esteves Pereira, who has been studying the cactus, succulent, and bromeliad flora of northeastern Brazil for 35 years.”


How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, September 14). Brasilicereus estevesii. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from https://www.cactusnames.org/brasilicereus-estevesii