cactiform

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cactiform

(ˈkæktɪˌfɔːm) or

cactoid

adj
resembling a cactus
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From northern Minas Gerais through Bahia, the only Brazilian cactoid Euphorbiaceae, represented by a few species which grow exclusively in the CRs, indicate this limit.
Also, the spermathecae have cactoid lobes at 2/3 distal end of the stalk, outer lobe with constriction at the base and with a notch on inner side toward the distal end (Fig.
Spermathecae: Two, cactoid shape, each stalk with cactoid outer lobe of similar length at 2/3 distal end, outer lobe curved toward inner side with constriction at base and notch towards distal end (Fig.
PAR limitation occurs because of the opacity, rigidity, and vertical orientation of the photosynthetic surfaces of most cacti and of other CAM plants such as cactoid Euphorbiaceae.