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Browsing: Opuntioideae

Opuntioideae is a subfamily of the cactus family Cactaceae, composed by 15 genera and about 300 species. They may have leaves when they are young, but these are lost later. Their stems are usually divided into distinct "joints" or "pads".

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Cylindropuntia hystrix

Cylindropuntia hystrix is a shrubby cactus with cylindrical segments covered with long spines. Segments are green, up to 6 inches (15 cm) long, and with…

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