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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 cactus with strongly ribbed stem that grows up to 4 inches (10 cm) tall and about the same in…


Echinocereus subinermis

Echinocereus subinermis is a cactus with globular or elongated, chunky glaucous green stems that grow up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall and up to 3.6 inches…

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