Rebutia subgen. Chionorebutia

Rebutia subgen. Chionorebutia Y.Itô, ()
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Greek chiōn ‘snow’ + Rebutia. For the white spines? Publication not seen. Curt Backeberg (Cactaceae 3: 1555) mentions Chinorebutia, Dichrorebutia and Chionorebutia as subgenera of Rebutia for “species with longer and white or differently colored spines”.

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Maarten H.J. van der Meer (2022 Feb 02). Rebutia subgen. Chionorebutia. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from

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