Grusonia parishiorum

Grusonia parishiorum ('parishii') (Orcutt ex Britton & Rose) Pinkava ()
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Latin Parishiōrum ‘of the Parishes’. Named for Samuel Bonsall Parish (1838-1928) and W.F. Parish, who studied the flora of southern California. Orcutt: “The Messrs. Parish have hardly earned this light honor in many laborious trips through these [Mojave] desert regions.”

The original epithet parishii (singular) is correctable to parishiorum (plural) under article 60.8 of the International Code of Nomenclature.

How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, September 12). Grusonia parishiorum. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from