Bor·​zi·​cactus | \ ¦bȯrzə̇ + \

Definition of Borzicactus

: a small genus of cylindrical cacti found in the Andes with well-marked ribs, stout spines, and orange or scarlet flowers

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History and Etymology for Borzicactus

New Latin, from Antonino Borzì †1921 Italian botanist + New Latin Cactus

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“Borzicactus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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