Cereus fernambucensis, also known as Cereus pernambucensis, is a cactus with fleshy, erect or semi-prostrate stems with 3 to 8, usually 5…
Meaning: Uncertain meaning
Derivation: Theoretically, "fernambucensis" is a typo of what was originally meant to be "pernambucensis," which means from the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.
Alternative Pronunciation: fer-nahm-boo-SEN-sees
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, forms, and cultivars.
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