Gymnocalycium volskyi V.Gapon, Ponomareva, Protopopov, Schelkun. & Zaitseva

, Kaktus-Klub, n.s. 4(2): 22, photogrs. 9-15 (2020).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Kaktus-Klub [New series (Online only)] [Krasnoznamensk]
4(2): 22, photogrs. 9-15
Date of Publication
30 Nov 2020
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
V. Gapon VG18-1684/7859-10
Cerro Largo, Sierra de Aceguá, 296 m s.m
Collection Date
12 Nov 2018
Type Herbaria
holotype WU (Inventar Nr. 3648 -dry plant)
isotype WU (Nr. 4120 -flower in liquore alcoholico)
Distribution Of Types
Uruguay (Southern South America, Southern America)

Nomenclatural Notes



Eponymy: The species is named in honour of Georgii Volsky (1947-2019) who passed away eighteen months ago. He was a biochemistry tutor in St. Petersburg State University, a member of IOS and president of St.Petersburg’s C&S club for several decades. He was an ardent popularizer of succulent plants, especially cacti, and a prolific author (english)