Rebutia pygmaea

Rebutia pygmaea (R.E.Fr.) Britton & Rose ()
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🌡 BasionymEchinopsis pygmaea ()
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🌡 Basionym published in Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. ser. 4, 1, no. 1: 120 (1905)

GreekΒ pygmaiosΒ β€˜dwarfish’. For the small size of the plant body and the spines compared to other Echinopsis species. Fries: “None of the hitherto known species of this genus has such minimal dimensions, both as to the whole body and the spines”.

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van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, April 1). Rebutia pygmaea. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from