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glaucous (m)
glauca
(f)
glaucum
(n)

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets


Acanthocalycium glaucum

From the Greek word Glaucos ( (γλαυκοζ )   meaning "bright, gleaming; grayish, bluish-green
( The specific name implies: "glaucous" for plants, a white bloom giving a
bluish-grayish  appearance)
(For example Sclerocactus glaucus Acanthocalycium glaucum, )

 

 

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