Uebelmannia pectinifera

Uebelmannia pectinifera Buining ()
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🌵 Published in Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 22(4): 86 (1967)

Latin pecten (stem pectĭn-) ‘comb’ + Latin –fer (feminine –fĕra) ‘bearing’. For the spines, described by Buining as “disposed perpendicularly from each areole in a bunch which forms a perfect continuous comb with those from adjacent areoles”.

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Maarten H.J. van der Meer (2022 Feb 19). Uebelmannia pectinifera. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from https://www.cactusnames.org/uebelmannia-pectinifera