Jaƫnocereus

Jaƫnocereus Krainz, ()
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šŸŒµ Type JaĆ«nocereus nigripilis
Etymology

JaĆ©n? + Cereus, the name of a genus of columnar cacti and a designation for columnar cacti in general. According to Zdeněk PodeÅ”va (BotanickĆ½ slovnĆ­k) named for JaĆ©n, Cajamarca, Peru, but the single included species, JaĆ«nocereus nigripilis (= presumably Leucostele nigripilis), is only known from Chile. Perhaps identical to Juenocereus.

A provisional catalog name by Hans Krainz. According to Backeberg (Cactaceae 6: 3904. 1962) perhaps a misprint or a corrupted name.


How to cite

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