Cereus yungasensis is a tree-like cactus with segmented branches that arise from the main stem. It grows up to 40 feet (12 m) tall. The…
Meaning: Of or from Yungas
Derivation: Compound of two words, "yungas" and the Latin suffix "-ensis," meaning "of or from a place." The word "yungas" refers to the Bolivian Yungas region.
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.
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