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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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Geohintonia mexicana

Geohintonia mexicana is a globular, usually solitary, strongly ribbed cactus up to 4 inches (10 cm) tall and about the same in diameter…


Echinocereus subinermis

Echinocereus subinermis is an elongated globular cactus with chunky glaucous green stems up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall and up to 3.6 inches…


Gymnocalycium paediophilum

Gymnocalycium paediophilum is a small cactus with globose to shortly cylindrical stems that branch profusely from the base. The stems are pale green and…


Denmoza rhodacantha

Denmoza rhodacantha is a slowly-growing cactus up to 5 feet (1.5 m) tall. It starts out as a globular cactus and stays that way for quite…

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