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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In that review, in which interesting trends between demography and life-form emerged, only one cactus, Carnegiea gigantea, was included.
Morphology, nurse plants, and minimum apical temperatures for young Carnegiea gigantea.
El coloso entre los cactos es el saguaro Carnegiea gigantea de Sonora, que llega a medir hasta 20 metros de altura y pesar 6 toneladas.
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.
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.