Loxanthocereus

Loxanthocereus Backeb. ()
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🌵 Type Loxanthocereus acanthurus
Etymology

Greek loxos ‘slanting’ + Greek anthos ‘flower’ + Cereus, the name of a genus of columnar cacti and a designation for columnar cacti in general. For the zygomorphic flowers.


How to cite

Maarten H.J. van der Meer (2023 Jul 14). Loxanthocereus. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from https://www.cactusnames.org/loxanthocereus