Mammillaria carmenae (Carmen Pincushion Cactus) is a small cactus with globose to ovoid stems with conical tubercles crowned with a woolly…
Derivation: Honors Carmen Gonzales-Castaneda, the second wife of the Mexican botanist Marcelino Castañeda y Nuñez de Caceres (fl. 1954).
Whereas the generic name must be unique, there are often two or more genera with the same specific epithet. The same epithet can also be used within a species, for subspecies, varieties, and forms.
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