Lemaireocereus

noun

Le·​mair·​eo·​cereus
lə¦merēō+
: a genus of tropical American cacti usually of tall branching habit with stout spines, funnel-shaped flowers, and globular or ovoid often edible fruit see chichipe

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Charles Lemaire †1871 French horticulturist + New Latin -o- + Cereus

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“Lemaireocereus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lemaireocereus. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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