Carnegiea


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Noun1.Carnegiea - caryophylloid dicot genus with only one species: saguaroCarnegiea - caryophylloid dicot genus with only one species: saguaro
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales
Carnegiea gigantea, saguaro, sahuaro - 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
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2014); and (d) the weddellite in a giant cactus, saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea), which is transformed into calcite over 10-20 years after the death of the cactus and its collapse onto the soil surface of the Sonoran Desert (Garvie 2006).
spinolae), se le considera como la plaga primaria en el cultivo de nopal Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Miller (Rodriguez et al., 2012) en Mexico, ademas, se ha reportado en varias especies de cactaceas: Carnegiea gigantea (Engelm.) Britton & Rose, Cereus sp., Cylindropuntia sp., Ferocactus sp., Hylocereus spp., Selenicereus hamatus (Scheidw.) Britton & Rose, Stenocereus spp., asi como en Asparagaceas (Agave spp.) (Vaurie, 1967; Anderson, 2002; Ramirez et al., 2011; Romo & Morrone, 2012; Bravo et al., 2014; Lopez et al., 2016a).
In the desert Southwest, Joshua trees (Yucca brevifolia) in Joshua Tree National Park, California, and saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea) in Saguaro National Park, Arizona, are threatened by nonnative grasses introduced by humans, increasing prevalence of wildfire, and climate change.
The Carnegiea gigantea served as our state representative even before we became a state, when a crested specimen plucked from the Sonoran sand anchored a Southwestern exhibit at the 1893 World's Fair.
The keystone saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea, Cactaceae): A review of its ecology, associations, reproduction, limits, and demographics.
Plant facilitation in extreme environments: the non-random distribution of saguaro cacti (Carnegiea gigantea) under their nurse associates and the relationship to nurse architecture.
Mobily and its managing director and Chief Executive Officer Khalid Al Kaf, became the first entity in the Arab world to be granted the prestigious Dale CarnegieA Leadership Award.
In that review, in which interesting trends between demography and life-form emerged, only one cactus, Carnegiea gigantea, was included.
[= Carnegiea gigantea (Engelm.) Britton & Rose]} from freezing temperatures in the winter (Nobel, 1980), while sheltered snow gum (Eucalyptus pauciflora Sieber ex Spreng.) seedlings had higher photosynthetic rates and lost less leaf area during winter than exposed seedlings (Egerton et al., 2000).