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A blossary of different kinds of cactuses.

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Pterocactus (from Greek pteron, "wing", referring to the saucer-shaped seed of these plants) is a genus of the cactus family (Cactaceae), comprising 9 species. All Pterocactus have tuberous ...

Domain: Plants; Category: Plants

Pygmaeocereus is a genus of diminutive cacti (family Cactaceae). These species generally do not reaching more than 4 inches high, produce a large tuberous root system and scented night flowers.

Domain: Plants; Category: Plants

Stetsonia is a genus of cactus, with the sole species Stetsonia coryne, the toothpick cactus. The plant is native to the deserts of Argentina and Bolivia. Stetsonia coryne grows to a height of 15 to ...

Domain: Plants; Category: Plants

Tacinga is a genus in the cactus family Cactaceae, native to northeast Brazil (from northeast Minas Gerais to southern Rio Grande do Norte, including Bahia, Sergipe, Alagoas, Pernambuco and Paraíba). ...

Domain: Plants; Category: Plants

Thelocactus nidulans is a cactus in the genus Thelocactus belonging to the family Cactaceae. Thelocactus nidulans is globe-shaped solitary cactus about 15 cm high and about 20 cm in diameter. The ...

Domain: Plants; Category: Plants

Thelocactus setispinus, known commonly as Hedgehog cactus or the Miniature Barrel Cactus, is a cactus in the genus Thelocactus belonging to the family Cactaceae. Thelocactus nidulans is globe-shaped ...

Domain: Plants; Category: Plants

Weberbauerocereus is a genus of ceroid cactus, considered to be intermediate between the genera Trichocereus and Cleistocactus. The genus is named after August Weberbauer because of his extensive ...

Domain: Plants; Category: Plants

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