(CC – Closed Captioned) Genus, species, subspecies, variety, hybrid, cultivar, form… I wanted to make this video because not every plant we buy comes with an accurate label, and if you really want to be able to correctly identify something, you need to understand what’s in a name when it comes to finding the right name. Right? Right!
Bonus: How to pronounce Myrtillocactus geometrizans cv. ‘Fukurokuryuzinboku’
❀❀ Helpful Links ❀❀
Deep dive into ‘The Use of the terms ‘Subspecies’ and ‘Variety: https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/14513#page/175/mode/1up
Photo credit: Echeveria derenbergii, Jardin Botanique de Montréal by Montrealais https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Echeveria_derenbergii_-_JBM.jpg https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en
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