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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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Mammillaria vetula

Mammillaria vetula is a small cactus that offset freely to form large spiny clumps. Stems are blue-green, globose to cylindrical, up to 4 inches (10 cm)…

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Mammillaria guelzowiana

Mammillaria guelzowiana is a small cactus, solitary at first, but it clusters at a very young age. Stems are globose, apically depressed, with conical…

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Gymnocalycium ragonesei

Gymnocalycium ragonesei is a small, slow-growing cactus with a solitary, flattened-globose stem that grows up to 1 inch (2.5 cm) tall and up to 3 inches…

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