Melocactus


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Noun1.Melocactus - genus of strongly ribbed globose or spheroid cacti of tropical South and Central America and the CaribbeanMelocactus - genus of strongly ribbed globose or spheroid cacti of tropical South and Central America and the Caribbean
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales
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Os frutos das especies Ximenia americana (Ameixa), Syagrus coronata (Ouricuri), Melocactus zehntneri (Coroa de frade), Hymenaea spp.
Fa Gillett Cactaceae Melocactus mazelianus Riha * Ca x Clusiaceae Oedematopus obovatus (Spruce ex Fa Planch.
Especies dos generos Amburana, Gomphrena, Ipomoea, Melocactus, Mimosa, Mitracarpus e Tacinga, porem distintas das especies indicadas no presente estudo, tambem constam nesta lista.
A study with Melocactus inortus showed that its flowers are visited mainly by three species: Anthracothorax dominicus (Antillean mango hummingbird), Apis mellifera (honey bee) and Solenopsis cf.