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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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Frailea mammifera

Frailea mammifera is a small cactus, usually solitary, sometimes branching basally. The stem is subglobose or shortly columnar, with about…

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Parodia penicillata

Parodia penicillata is a green, spherical, later cylindrical cactus, up to 20 inches (50 cm) tall and up to 3.6 inches (9 cm) in diameter…

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Echinopsis tegeleriana

Echinopsis tegeleriana is a small, usually solitary cactus with spherical, egg-shaped or slightly elongated stem. The stem is dark green…

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