Synonym: Sulcorebutia haseltonii, Weingartia haseltonii, Sulcorebutia caineana, Weingartia caineana, Sulcorebutia breviflora, Weingartia breviflora
The species name caineana now synonymous with 'breviflora' relates to the Rio Caine, where this plant was collected. The name 'breviflora' comes from the Latin for 'short flower'.
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