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humifusus (m)
humifusa
(f)
humifusum
(n)

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

 


Opuntia humifusa

Derives from the Latin adjective humus meaning "soil, earth, ground," , plus “i” the connective vowel used by botanical Latin and the adjective “fusus” meaning “spread out, extended ” 
(The specific name implies: “prostate”
)


(For example Opuntia humifusa)

 

 

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