Cactaceae


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Noun1.Cactaceae - constituting the order OpuntialesCactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales  
caryophylloid dicot family - family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Opuntiales, order Opuntiales - coextensive with the family Cactaceae: cactuses
cactus - any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
Acanthocereus, genus Acanthocereus - mostly trailing cacti having nocturnal white flowers; tropical America and Caribbean region
Aporocactus, genus Aporocactus - small genus of epiphytic cacti of Mexico
Ariocarpus, genus Ariocarpus - slow-growing geophytic cacti; northern and eastern Mexico; southern Texas
Carnegiea, genus Carnegiea - caryophylloid dicot genus with only one species: saguaro
Cereus, genus Cereus - genus of much-branched treelike or shrubby cacti with pronounced ribs and rounded needlelike spines and nocturnal flowers usually white
genus Coryphantha - mainly globose cacti of southwestern United States and Mexico covered with many nodules; superficially resembling and formerly included in genus Mammillaria
genus Echinocactus - globular or cylindrical cacti; southwestern United States to Brazil
Echinocereus, genus Echinocereus - large genus of low-growing shrubby ribbed cacti of Mexico and southwestern United States
genus Epiphyllum - small genus of tropical American (mainly Central America) cacti
Ferocactus, genus Ferocactus - genus of nearly globular cacti of Mexico and southwestern United States: barrel cacti
genus Gymnocalycium, Gymnocalycium - large genus of low-growing globular South American cacti with spiny ribs covered with many tubercles
genus Harrisia, Harrisia - genus of slender often treelike spiny cacti with solitary showy nocturnal white or pink flowers; Florida and Caribbean to South America
genus Hatiora, Hatiora - small genus of South American epiphytic or lithophytic cacti
genus Hylocereus, Hylocereus - genus of climbing or epiphytic tropical American cacti with angular stems and mostly white very fragrant flowers
genus Lemaireocereus, Lemaireocereus - tropical American cacti usually tall and branching with stout spines and funnel-shaped flowers and globular or ovoid often edible fruit
genus Lophophora, Lophophora - two species of small cacti of northeastern Mexico and southwestern United States having rounded stems covered with jointed tubercles: mescal
genus Mammillaria - large genus of cacti characterized chiefly by nipple-shaped protuberances or tubercles on their surface
genus Melocactus, Melocactus - genus of strongly ribbed globose or spheroid cacti of tropical South and Central America and the Caribbean
genus Myrtillocactus, Myrtillocactus - small genus of arborescent cacti of Mexico and Central America
genus Pediocactus, Pediocactus - low-growing cacti of the Great Plains of North America
genus Nopalea, Nopalea - a genus of the cactus family with scarlet flowers
genus Opuntia, Opuntia - large genus of cactuses native to America: prickly pears
genus Peireskia, genus Pereskia, Peireskia, Pereskia - genus of tropical American shrubby trees and woody climbers having slender branches with broad flat leaves and large panicles of flowers
genus Rhipsalis, Rhipsalis - large genus of epiphytic or lithophytic unarmed cacti with usually segmented stems and pendulous branches; flowers are small followed by berrylike fruits
genus Schlumbergera, Schlumbergera - South American epiphytic or lithophytic cacti
genus Selenicereus, Selenicereus - mostly epiphytic climbing cacti that bloom at night
genus Zygocactus, Zygocactus - small genus of Brazilian cacti having flat fleshy usually branched joints and showy red or pink flowers followed by red fleshy fruits
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It is one of the tropical fruits under the cactus family, Cactaceae.The fruit types are categorised as Hylocereus undatus, which has white flesh with red skin, Hylocereus polyrhizus that has red flesh with red skin, Hylocereus costaricencis with violet red flesh and red skin and Selenicerus megalanthus that has white flesh with yellow skin.
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La familia Cactaceae del orden Caryophyllales es un grupo de plantas suculentas representativo de las zonas aridas y semiaridas del hemisferio Oeste, excepto Rhipsalis baccifera (Sol.) Stearn, la cual se encuentra en Africa y Asia (Hunt, 2006).
A familia Cactaceae compreende 124 generos e 1.438 especies (HUNT et al., 2006), configurando como a segunda maior familia botanica endemica das Americas, logo depois da Bromeliaceae (TAYLOR; ZAPPI, 2004).
HOME RANGE, POTENTIAL DISTRIBUTION AND CONSERVATION STATUS OF Espostoa frutescens Madsen, 1989 (Cactaceae)
y especies de las familias Anacardiaceae y Cactaceae y generos Centaurea, Dyckia y Oenothera (Tabla 1).