Pereskia

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Related to Pereskioideae: Pereskia aculeata
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Noun1.Pereskia - genus of tropical American shrubby trees and woody climbers having slender branches with broad flat leaves and large panicles of flowersPereskia - genus of tropical American shrubby trees and woody climbers having slender branches with broad flat leaves and large panicles of flowers
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales
Barbados gooseberry, Barbados-gooseberry vine, Pereskia aculeata - West Indian woody climber with spiny stems and numerous fragrant white flowers in panicles followed by small yellow to orange fruits
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5), because they share secondary xylem features with Pereskia of the subfamily Pereskioideae (Mauseth & Landrum, 1997).