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Browsing: Cactaceae

The family Cactaceae (cactus, cacti) is divided into four subfamilies (Pereskioideae, Opuntioideae, Cactoideae and Maihuenioideae), around 125 – 130 genera and 1,400 – 1,500 species of flowering plants with succulent (water-storing) stems.

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Pfeiffera boliviana

Pfeiffera boliviana, also known as Lepismium bolivianum or Rhipsalis boliviana, is an epiphytic cactus that grows as a hanging mass of many-branched…

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Matucana haynei

Matucana haynei is a cactus with usually solitary, green, globose stems, up to 12 inches (30 cm) in diameter, with tuberculate ribs and…

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Cylindropuntia hystrix

Cylindropuntia hystrix is a much-branched, shrubby cactus with cylindrical segments covered with long spines. Segments are green, with…

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