Lymanbensonia brevispina

Lymanbensonia brevispina (Barthlott) Barthlott & N.Korotkova ()
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🌵 BasionymLepismium brevispinum ()
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🌵 Basionym published in Bradleya 5: 99 (1987)

Latin brĕvis ‘short’ + Latin –spīnus ‘-spined’. For the short spines, one of the characteristics that distinguished the species from other Acanthorhipsalis species; it was originally published invalidly as Acanthorhipsalis brevispina F.Ritter (Kakteen Südamerika 4: 1260. 1981).

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Maarten H.J. van der Meer (2022 Feb 12). Lymanbensonia brevispina. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from