Turbinicarpus pseudopectinatus

Turbinicarpus pseudopectinatus (Backeb.) Glass & R.A.Foster ()
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🌵 BasionymPelecyphora pseudopectinata ()
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🌵 Basionym published in Kakteenkunde 5: 98 (1935)

Greek pseudo– ‘false, appearing to be’ + Latin pectĭnātus ‘combed’. For the “really striking resemblance to Solisia pectinata [= Mammillaria pectinifera]” (Backeberg). The epithet of the latter species refers to the comb-like arrangement of the spines.

Turbinicarpus pseudopectinata / Image source: Backeberg 1935

How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, February 19). Turbinicarpus pseudopectinatus. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from https://www.cactusnames.org/turbinicarpus-pseudopectinatus