Melocactus zehntneri (Britton & Rose) Luetzelb.

Common name

Portuguese: Coroa-de-frade

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Caryophyllales (100)

        Family: Cactaceae (16) (family description)

          Genus: Melocactus (1)

           Epithet: zehntneri (Britton & Rose) Luetzelb. (1)

zehntneri => in honor of Leo Zehntner (1864ÔÇô1961), Swiss entomologist and botanist

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Melocactus zehntneri at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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