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bicostatus (m)
bicostata (f)
bicostatum (n)

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets


Astrophytum myriostigma "bicostatum"

Derives from the Latin prefix “bi” which means “bis, twice, two”  and theLatin adjectives “costatus” meaning “ribbed” ( From the Latin word “costa” a rib) ” 

( The specific name implies: "two ribbed").

(For example Astrophytum myriostigma bicostatum)





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