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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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Echinocereus parkeri

Echinocereus parkeri is a small cactus with many stems, forming compact mounds or open clumps. The stems are tapering or cylindrical, with…

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Parodia erinacea

Parodia erinacea is a simple, flattened-globular to short-cylindrical cactus up to 8 inches (20 cm) tall and up to 12 inches (30 cm) in…

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Cereus aethiops

Cereus aethiops is a shrubby, erect, more or less columnar cactus, sometimes prostrate, usually much branched from the base, up to 6.6…

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