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Carnegiea is a genus of cacti with only one species, Carnegiea gigantea. It is native to the Sonoran Desert in the United States state of Arizona, the Mexican state of Sonora, and the Whipple Mountains and Imperial County areas of California. The genus is named after Andrew Carnegie, an American industrialist, philanthropist and founder of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

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Succulentopedia Carnegiea gigantea (Saguaro)

Carnegiea gigantea (Saguaro)

Carnegiea gigantea (Saguaro) is a tree-like cactus with a ribbed stem that can reach up to 65 feet (20 m) tall and up to 2.5 feet (75 cm) in diameter. It…