Cylindropuntia imbricata subsp. spinitecta

Cylindropuntia imbricata subsp. spinitecta ('spinotecta') (Griffiths) M.A.Baker ()
🌵 Author(s)
🌵 BasionymOpuntia spinitecta ()
🌵 Basionym author(s)
🌵 Basionym published in Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington xxvii: 24 (1914)
Etymology

Latin spīna ‘spine’ + Latin tēctus ‘covered’. For the “loosely sheathed” spines (Griffiths). The original spelling spinotecta is correctable to spinitecta under article 60.10 of the International Code of Nomenclature.


How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, August 25). Cylindropuntia imbricata subsp. spinitecta. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from https://www.cactusnames.org/cylindropuntia-imbricata-subsp-spinitecta