Quiabentia

Quiabentia Britton & Rose ()
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Etymology

Portuguese quiabento, vernacular name for Quiabentia zehntneri in Brazil (as well as for Pereskia bahiensis, Pereskia grandifolia and Pereskia stenantha). From Portuguese quiabo ‘okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)’, for the taste of the cooked leaves.


How to cite

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