Tephrocactus molinensis

Tephrocactus molinensis (Speg.) Backeb. ()
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🌵 BasionymOpuntia molinensis ()
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Molinos + Latin –ensis, geographical suffix. For the occurrence near Molinos, Salta, Argentina.

Opuntia molinensis is a replacement name for Opuntia schumannii Speg. (1905), which is an illegitimate younger homonym of Opuntia schumannii F.A.C.Weber ex A.Berger (1904).

How to cite

Maarten H.J. van der Meer (2022 Feb 05). Tephrocactus molinensis. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from https://www.cactusnames.org/tephrocactus-molinensis