coryphantha


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Related to coryphantha: genus Coryphantha
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Noun1.coryphantha - a cactus of the genus Coryphanthacoryphantha - a cactus of the genus Coryphantha  
cactus - any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
genus Coryphantha - mainly globose cacti of southwestern United States and Mexico covered with many nodules; superficially resembling and formerly included in genus Mammillaria
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FUNDAMENTAL NICHE MODEL OF Coryphantha chihuahuensis (CACTACEAE) IN THE STATE OF CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO
6 *N CACTACEAE (Cactus Family) Coryphantha missouriensis (Sweet) X Britton & Rose Opuntia fragiles (Nutt.
Plantas caracteristicas de la zona arida Queretano-Hidalguense, con extension al norte de Guanajuato, entre las que se puede mencionar: Astrophytum ornatum, Bumelia altamiranoi, Casimiroa pubescens, Coryphantha erecta, C.
This pattern was observed in species with different life-forms, such as the globose cacti Coryphantha robbinsorum, Mammillaria crucigera, M.
Shrub/succulent standing crop was dominated by Opuntia polyacantha (Table 1) with only a scattering of Ceratoides lanata and Coryphantha missouriensis.
Tambien abunda la pequena Coryphantha pallida, de forma de globo, con numerosas espinas entrecruzadas y que da una flor amarilla muy grande y vistosa.
Tucked in among velvety poppy petals, for example, are little thorny cactus such as Coryphantha, which has shocking pink flowers.
Los generos con mayor numero de taxa son Coryphantha (24), Echinocereus (14), Mammillaria (15) y Turbinicarpus (15), asi como nueve generos exclusivos al DCH.
Finally, the cacti, Lophophora williamsii (peyote), Coryphantha ramillosa and Epithelantha micromeris were found only in poorly developed soils with calcareous "old" rocks composed mainly of calcium carbonate and silica, derived from limestone flint.