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see cactuscactus,
any plant of the family Cactaceae, a large group of succulents found almost entirely in the New World. A cactus plant is conspicuous for its fleshy green stem, which performs the functions of leaves (commonly insignificant or absent), and for the spines (not always
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Garvie LAJ (2003) Decay-induced biomineralization of the saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea).
Demographic changes over >70 yr in a population of saguaro cacti (Carnegiea gigantea) in the northern Sonoran Desert.
In the Tucson Mountain (western) district of the 24,000 acre Saguaro National Park, hundreds of Carnegiea gigantea stand at attention.
For instance, the columnar cacti Carnegiea gigantea, Lophocereus schottii, and Stenocereus thurberi occupy different habitats along the topographic and edaphic gradients of the Sonoran Desert (Parker, 1988a).
Ecology of the saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea): phenology and establishment in marginal populations.
(1989) suggested the possibility that some saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) seeds survived digestion by whitewinged doves.
En otras cactaceas (Carnegiea gigantea) se ha observado que la altura tiene un efecto importante en la edad reproductiva (Dawn, 2008), aspecto a considerar en el conocimiento aplicado especificamente al genero Ferocactus.
wislizeni Columnar cacti Carnegiea gigantea 3 1 3 Cephalocereus columnatrajani Escontria chiotilla Lophocereus schottii Neobuxbaumia macro- 1 3 cephala N.
For example, in Carnegiea gigantea it has long been reported that flowers are primarily produced on the east-southeast side of the top of the plant (MacDougall and Spaulding 1910, cited in Nobel 1981; Johnson 1924), i.e., exactly on the opposite side from that for C.
yerbabuenae also has been reported for the Sonoran desert, where it removes as much as 80% of Carnegiea gigantea seeds (Fleming and Sosa, 1994).
Soil characteristics have been found to affect seed germination of several cacti, like Carnegiea gigantea and Stenocereus thurberi (McDonough, 1964), Ferocactus histrix (Del Castillo, 1986), Mammillaria heyderi (Trejo-Hernandez and Garza-Castillo, 1993), Turbinicarpus polaskii, T.