Ferocactus robustus

Ferocactus robustus (Pfeiff.) Britton & Rose ()
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🌵 BasionymEchinocactus robustus ()
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🌵 Basionym published in Enum. Diagn. Cact.: 61 (1837)
Etymology

Latin rōbustus ‘robust’. Not explained by Pfeiffer. Presumably “for the general appearance” (Eggli & Newton, Etymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names. 2004).

Echinocactus robustus Karw. ex Pfeiff., mentioned by Pfeiffer on the previous page, is a synonym of Ferocactus latispinus subsp. spiralis.


How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, October 13). Ferocactus robustus. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from https://www.cactusnames.org/ferocactus-robustus