Carnegiea gigantea


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Noun1.Carnegiea gigantea - 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 fruitCarnegiea gigantea - 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
cactus - any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
Carnegiea, genus Carnegiea - caryophylloid dicot genus with only one species: saguaro
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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.
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.
Germination responses of Carnegiea gigantea and Lemaireocereus thurberi.
In that review, in which interesting trends between demography and life-form emerged, only one cactus, Carnegiea gigantea, was included.
Regeneration of Carnegiea gigantea (Cactaceae) since 1850 in three populations in the northern Sonoran Desert.
wislizeni Columnar cacti Carnegiea gigantea 3 1 3 Cephalocereus columnatrajani Escontria chiotilla Lophocereus schottii Neobuxbaumia macro- 1 3 cephala N.
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.