Neoraimondia

Neoraimondia Britton & Rose ()
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🌵 Type Neoraimondia macrostibas
Etymology

Greek neos ‘new’ + Raimondi. Named for Antonio Raimondi (1825-1890), “the great geographer and naturalist of Peru”.

Raimondia Saff. (1913) is a genus in the family Annonaceae.


How to cite

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

Pronunciation
[Neoraimóndia]

Helmut Genaust (1996): Etymologisches Wörterbuch der botanischen Pflanzennamen, 3. Auflage

“Botanical Latin is essentially a written language, but the scientific names of plants often occur in speech. How they are pronounced really matters little provided they sound pleasant and are understood by all concerned.”

William T. Stearn (1983): Botanical Latin, 3rd Edition: 53