Fouquieria splendens (Ocotillo) is an unusual spiny shrub that grows up to 33 feet (10 m) tall. It branches very heavily at the base, but…
Fouquieriaceae, commonly known as Ocotillo Family, is a small family of 11 species restricted to the warm-arid section of North America. Members of this family are characterized by spiny stems with bundles of seasonal leaves at each spine. A few species are stem succulents, the rest barely semi-succulent. The family contains only one genus, Fouquieria.
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