Grusonia vilis

Grusonia vilis (Rose) H.Rob. ()
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🌵 BasionymOpuntia vilis ()
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Etymology

Latin vilis ‘worthless, vile’. Presumably based on the Spanish vernacular name mentioned by Rose, perro ‘dog, asshole’ (as an adjective ‘doggish, awful, wicked’).


How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, February 5). Grusonia vilis. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from https://www.cactusnames.org/grusonia-vilis