Philippicereus Backeb. ()
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🌵 Type Philippicereus castaneus

Philippi + Cereus, the name of a genus of columnar cacti and a designation for columnar cacti in general. Named for German-Chilean botanist Rudolph Amandus Philippi (1808-1904), who described the type species.

How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, February 5). Philippicereus. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from

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