Neoƫvansia W.T.Marshall ()
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šŸŒµ Type NeoĆ«vansia diguetii

Greek neos ‘new’ + Evans. Named “in honor of J. Whitman Evans of Phoenix, Arizona, who rediscovered it and first noticed its divergence from accepted genera” (Marshall). The prefix neo– advoids homonymy with Evansia Salisb. (1812, Iridaceae). Evansia C.Douin & Schiffner (1913) is a moss genus and Evansia O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1900 a genus of dwarf spiders.

How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, August 16). Neoƫvansia. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from