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Genus: Eriosyce [ Cactaceae ]
Philippi, Anal. Univ. Chil. (1872) 721., 1872

Dictionary of Genus names

Eriosyce napina subsp. lembkei var. duripulpa RMF 277 -  Punta Lobos, Chile
Eriosyce napina ssp. lembckei var. duripulpa

The generic name "Eriosyce" derives from the Greek words “Erion (εριον) meaning “wool” and “Sykos” meaning “fig (a fruit)” .
(The genus name implies: “woolly fruits”).
 

For example: Eriosyce napina ssp. lembckei var. duripulpa


 

 

 

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