Lemaireocereus

noun Le·mair·eo·cereus \ lə¦merēō+ \

Definition of Lemaireocereus

: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

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Origin and Etymology of lemaireocereus

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


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