Obregonia Frič ()
🌵 Author(s)
🌵 Type Obregonia denegrii

Named for Mexican president Álvaro Obregón (1880-1928). The only species in this genus, Obregonia denegrii, was named for Agriculture minister Ramón P. de Negri.

How to cite

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


Ross Bayton (2019): The Garderner's Botanical


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