Vatricania Backeb. ()
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🌵 Type Vatricania guentheri

Vatrican + Latin -ĭa, the recommended suffix to form plant genus names from personal names that end with a consonant (Rec. 60B.1(b), International Code of Nomenclature). Named for Monegasque agronomist Louis Vatrican (1904-2007), director of the Jardin Exotique de Monaco and founder member of the International Organization of Succulent Plants.

How to cite

Maarten H.J. van der Meer (2023 Jul 16). Vatricania. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from