Browsing: pseudocactus

Epithet: pseudocactus
Meaning: False cactus
Derivation: Compound of two words, the prefix "pseudo-," meaning "false, fake," and the noun "cactus."
Pronunciation: soo-doh-KAK-tus

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.

Here is a full list of succulents with this epithet. Click on the photo or the name of the plant for which you wish to see further information.

< Back to Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names