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Epithet: laui
Derivation: Honors Alfred Bernhard Lau (1928-2007), a German missionary in Mexico, author, explorer, and collector of cacti and other succulent plants and seeds.
Pronunciation: LAU-eye

While the generic name must be unique, two or more genera often share the same specific epithet. Moreover, the same epithet can be used for subspecies, varieties, and forms within a species. Here is a list of plants that share this epithet.