Cereus spegazzinii 'Cristatus', formerly known as Monvillea spegazzinii 'Cristata', is a unique cactus that creates beautiful sculptural…
Derivation: Honors Carlo Luigi Spegazzini (1858-1926), an Italian-born Argentinian botanist and mycologist.
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.
Cereus spegazzinii (Moonlight Cactus), also known as Monvillea spegazzinii, is an erect, sloping, or almost creeping cactus that grows and…