Pachycereus pringlei

Pachycereus pringlei (S.Watson) Britton & Rose ()
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🌵 BasionymCereus pringlei ()
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Named for American botanist, plant collector and explorer Cyrus Guernsey Pringle (1838-1911). Watson: “This very interesting addition to the C. giganteus [= Carnegiea gigantea] group was found by Mr. C. G. Pringle scattered over the hills and mesas south of the Altar River in Nortliwestern Sonora, within 75 miles of the boundary.”

How to cite

Maarten H.J. van der Meer (2022 Feb 05). Pachycereus pringlei. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from