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papyracanthus (m)
papyracantha
(f)
papyracanthum
(n)

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets


Toumeya papyracantha

From the Greek word “papyrus (παπυρος) that  means " papyrus (Cyperus papyrus); paper " and from “acantha (ακανϑα)” that  means thorn, spine"

(The specific name implies: “papery spines”)



(for example Toumeya papyracantha)

 

 

 



 

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