Tephrocactus abditus

Tephrocactus abditus D.J.Ferguson & Janeba ()
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Etymology

Latin abdĭtus ‘hidden, concealed, secret’. Ferguson & Janeba (quoted on IPNI): “The epithet ‘abditus’ means hidden secret, which nicely characterizes the literally hidden life of this cryptic cactus species; the plants are extremely difficult to find unless in flower.”


How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, February 2). Tephrocactus abditus. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from https://www.cactusnames.org/tephrocactus-abditus