Fouquieria


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Related to Fouquieria: Fouquieria splendens, Fouquieriaceae
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Noun1.Fouquieria - resinous succulent trees or shrubs of desert and semidesert regions of southwestern United States that are leafless most of the yearFouquieria - resinous succulent trees or shrubs of desert and semidesert regions of southwestern United States that are leafless most of the year
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Fouquieriaceae, Fouquieriaceae - small family of spiny shrubs or trees of southwestern United States
coachwhip, Fouquieria splendens, Jacob's staff, ocotillo, vine cactus - desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers
boojum tree, cirio, Fouquieria columnaris, Idria columnaris - candlewood of Mexico and southwestern California having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowers
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La vegetacion en la sierra es matorral xerofilo y las especies dominantes son: Ambrosia dumosa, Ditaxis lanciolata, Fouquieria splendens, Yucca shidigera, Pachycereus pringlei, Encelia farinosa, Cercidium microphyllum, Psorothamnus spinosus (Delgadillo, 1998).
La etiqueta BMNH(E)2006-55 senala que fueron colectado por Joe Ball sobre Fouquieria splendens Engelm.
Las especies principales que componen los matorrales xerofilos son la gobernadora (Larrea tridentata), el mezquite (Prosopis glandulosa), el nopal rastrero (Opuntia rastrera), asociados principalmente a comunidades de maguey (Agave asperrima) y ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens).
In Table 1, non-succulent bark is indicated for Artemisia californica, Bougainvillea glabra, Cercidium floridum, Erythrina caffra, Fouquieria splendens, Hedera helix, Malosma laurina, Malva assurgentiflora, Nerium laurina, Peritoma (Isomeris) arborea, and Prunus lyonii.
Its 68 described species are associated with Sapindales (families Anacardiaceae, Burseraceae, Rutaceae, and Simaroubaceae) except for 2 North American species (Calophya dicksoni Jensen on Fouquieria columnaris [Ericales: Fouquieriaceae] and Calophya oweni Tuthill probably on Phoradendron juniperinum [Santalales: Santalaceae]) and 1 South American species (Calophya sp.
Habitat at the level of the bridge is typical Chihuahuan Desert scrub dominated by creosote-bush (Larrea tridentata) with a mosaic of other plants including mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa), ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens), acaia (Acaia sp.), agarito (Berberis trifoliolata), and Opuntia cacti (Yancey 1997) with sparse patches of seepwillow {Baccharis sp.) in the desert riparian environment in the creek bed near the bridge (Fig.
The Sonoran desert scrub was characterized by saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea), jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis), mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), catclaw acacia (Acacia greggii), ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens), prickly pear (Opuntia species), and cholla (Opuntia species).
Here, fanlike Mexican tree ocotillos (Fouquieria macdougalii) serve as a backdrop for equally spaced agaves (Agave 'Blue Glow') and low chartreuse Sedum rupestre 'Angelina'.
Las especies mas caracteristicas de esta vegetacion son cactaceas, arbustos y arboles chaparros, muchos de estos tienen tallos engrosados por la cantidad de agua que logran almacenar, como el torote (Bursera microphylla), el palo adan (Fouquieria diguetii), el ciruelo (Cyrtocarpa edulis) y el lomboy (Jatropha cinerea).