Islaya minor

Islaya minor Backeb. ()
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🌵 Type of Islaya

Latin minor ‘smaller, lesser’. Presumably for the small size compared to Islaya islayensis (Eriosyce islayensis), the first species in the genus to be discovered.

How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, February 5). Islaya minor. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from