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Browsing: Tacinga

Tacinga is a genus in the Cactus family (Cactaceae), native to northeast Brazil. Once thought to be monotypic, the genus now comprises 4 species. The name is an anagram of the Brazilian word for the scrub-brush vegetation where the first plant in the genus was found, "catinga" or sometimes "caatinga".

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Succulentopedia Tacinga palmadora

Tacinga palmadora

Tacinga palmadora is a shrubby, much branched cactus up to 16.4 feet (5 m) tall. The stem segments are grey-green or bluish, green when…

Succulentopedia Tacinga subcylindrica

Tacinga subcylindrica

Tacinga subcylindrica is a dwarf, Opuntia-like cactus that forms dense clusters. The stems are cylindrical and has only a few occasional…

Succulentopedia Tacinga inamoena

Tacinga inamoena

Tacinga inamoena is a shrubby, much branched, often spreading cactus up to 20 inches (50 cm) tall and up to 11.7 feet (3.5 m) wide…