Browningia

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Browningia
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B. hertlingiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Browningieae
Genus: Browningia
Britton & Rose

Browningia is a genus of cacti, comprising 11 accepted and 3 unresolved species. It is named for Webster E Browning (1869-1942), director of the Instituto Inglés, Santiago,Chile.[1]

Browningia candelaris (Candelabra cactus), Chile

Synonymy[edit]

Synonyms of this genus are:

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Edward F (2001). The cactus family. Timber Press. p. 133. ISBN 0-88192-498-9.