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Common name

Portuguese: Coroa-de-frade

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Caryophyllales (120)

        Family: Cactaceae (20)(family description)

          Genus: Melocactus (1)

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

zehntneri => in honor of Leo Zehntner (1864–1961), Swiss entomologist and botanist

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Melocactus zehntneri at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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