Carnegiea


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Noun1.Carnegiea - caryophylloid dicot genus with only one species: saguaroCarnegiea - caryophylloid dicot genus with only one species: saguaro
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales
Carnegiea gigantea, saguaro, sahuaro - extremely large treelike cactus of desert regions of southwestern United States having a thick columnar sparsely branched trunk bearing white flowers and edible red pulpy fruit
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Mobily and its managing director and Chief Executive Officer Khalid Al Kaf, became the first entity in the Arab world to be granted the prestigious Dale CarnegieA Leadership Award.
In that review, in which interesting trends between demography and life-form emerged, only one cactus, Carnegiea gigantea, was included.
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.
wislizeni Columnar cacti Carnegiea gigantea 3 1 3 Cephalocereus columnatrajani Escontria chiotilla Lophocereus schottii Neobuxbaumia macro- 1 3 cephala N.
Two sites were sampled representing different portions of the range of Carnegiea in Arizona.
candelaris 1996; Mauseth & Plemons- Rodriguez, 1998 Calymmanthiwn substerile Mauseth & Plemons-Rodriguez, 1998 Carnegiea gigantea Gibson, 1973; Hemenway, 1934; Terrazas & Loza-Cornejo, 2002 Cephalocereus apicicephalium, Gibson, 1973; Gibson & Horak, C.
Dry conditions after fires also are known to reduce survival of long-lived desert plants such as Carnegiea and Yucca (Esque et al.
The first studies with gibberellic acid in Cactaceae were by Alcorn and Kurtz (1959) and McDonough (1964) who demonstrated that concentrations of 500 and 1,000 ppm increased germination of seeds of Carnegiea gigantea and Stenocereus thurberi under light and dark treatments in a temperature range close to optimum.