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Genus: Notocactus [ Cactaceae ]

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Notocactus scopa

The genus "Notocactus" derives from the Greek words “notos” meaning “south” indicating that the plants of this genus are from of the South (America) and the word “cactus” ( an old genus name)

(The genus name implies: “cactus of the south”).

For example: Notocactus scopa






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