Opuntia ×deserta

Opuntia ×deserta Griffiths ()
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Etymology

Latin dēsertus ‘deserted, solitary’, but the intended meaning is probably ‘growing in the desert’ (Latin dēserti ‘wastelands, desert’). For the occurrence in the “desert region of Nevada” (“Wüstenregion von Nevada”).


How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, February 11). Opuntia ×deserta. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from https://www.cactusnames.org/opuntia-deserta