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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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Ferocactus macrodiscus

Ferocactus macrodiscusis a medium-sized, barrel cactus, up to 12 inches (30 cm) in diameter, with a blue-green epidermis and 16 to 21 ribs…

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Gymnocalycium bruchii

Gymnocalycium bruchii is a miniature cactus with flattened, blue-green, thick growing, clumping stems, up to 1.5 inches (4 cm) in diameter…

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Discocactus horstii

Discocactus horstii is a small, solitary cactus with a radially segmented body, up to 2 inches (5 cm) tall with cephalium and up to 2.4…

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