Neoraimondia arequipensis

Neoraimondia arequipensis (Meyen) Backeb. ()
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🌡 BasionymCereus arequipensis ()
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🌡 Basionym published in Reise Erde 2: 41 (1834)

Arequipa + Latin –ensis, geographical suffix. For the occurrence in Arequipa, Peru.

The species is known in Quechua as sapang haurni ‘lonely woman’ (David Yetman, The Great Cacti: Ethnobotany & Biogeography: 209. 2007).

How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, February 8). Neoraimondia arequipensis. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from