Espostoopsis

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Espostoopsis dybowskii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Trichocereeae
Genus: Espostoopsis
Buxb.
Species: E. dybowskii
Binomial name
Espostoopsis dybowskii
(Rol.-Goss.) Buxb.
Synonyms

Gerocephalus dybowskii (Rol.-Goss.) F.Ritter

Espostoopsis is a genus of cactus with the sole species Espostoopsis dybowskii. The generic name is formed from Greek opsis meaning "view", referring to its resemblance to the genus Espostoa, with which it is often confused. The plant is known from northern Bahia, Brazil.

Synonymy[edit]

The genus Espostoopsis has been brought into synonymy with Gerocephalus F.Ritter.

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