Tribularia M.Ocampo ()
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🌵 Published in Periódico de la Sociedad Filoiátrica de México 1: 68, 71 (1844)
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Not explained by Ocampo. Presumably Latin trĭbŭlus ‘thorn bush, thistle, caltrop’ + Latin –āria, a suffix used to create generic names (cf. Mammillaria, Opuntia subgen. Sphaeraria). For the spination. Ocampo called the genus cardonero in Spanish. Misspelled Fribularia on p. 68.

Tribularia Heist. (1748) is just a name.

How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, October 11). Tribularia. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from