Uebelmannia Buining ()
🌵 Author(s)
🌵 Type Uebelmannia gummifera

Named for Swiss cactus nurseryman Werner Uebelmann (1921-2014), who introduced many South American cacti into cultivation.

How to cite

van der Meer, Maarten H.J. (2022, February 5). Uebelmannia. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from https://www.cactusnames.org/uebelmannia


Helmut Genaust (1996): Etymologisches Wörterbuch der botanischen Pflanzennamen, 3. Auflage

“Botanical Latin is essentially a written language, but the scientific names of plants often occur in speech. How they are pronounced really matters little provided they sound pleasant and are understood by all concerned.”

William T. Stearn (1983): Botanical Latin, 3rd Edition: 53