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Meaning: Honors Alberto Vojtěch Frič (1882-1944), a famous Czech botanist, ethnographer, writer, and explorer who discovered and described many species of cacti
Pronunciation: FRIK-ee-eye

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Cereus fricii is a large tree-like cactus with a candelabra-like crown of thick ridged branches that bear clusters of long spines. It…

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