Myrtillocactus


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Noun1.Myrtillocactus - small genus of arborescent cacti of Mexico and Central America
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales
garambulla, garambulla cactus, Myrtillocactus geometrizans - arborescent cactus of western Mexico bearing a small oblong edible berrylike fruit
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Insect growth regulatory effects of some extracts and sterols from Myrtillocactus geometrizans (Cactaceae) against Spodoptera frugiperda and Tenebrio molitor.
La vegetacion circundante corresponde a un matorral crasicaule con dominancia de Isolatocereus durmortieri, Myrtillocactus geometrizans y Cephalocereus senilis.
(Euphorbiaceae), Myrtillocactus geometrizans Console (Cactaceae), Agave kerchovei Lem.
Nutrients in the soil are important for germination of some species (i.e., biological soil crusts) that have higher nutrients than soils without them, and have a positive effect on the seed germination of the cactus Myrtillocactus geometrizans (Rivera-Aguilar et al., 2005).
For example, the composition, phytochemicals, and nutritious elements have been analyzed in Opuntia (Joubert, 1993; Dominguez-Lopez, 1996; Saenz, 1997; Saenz et al., 1998; Butera et al., 2002; Duru and Turker, 2005; Stintzing et al., 2005), Hylocereus (Wybraniec and Mizrahi, 2002), and Myrtillocactus (Barrera et al., 1998).
(2004) give the cacti comprising this vegetation as Myrtillocactus geometrizans, Opuntia leucotricha, O.
The boy started telling us about how important bats are to maintaining the surrounding forest by pollinating the flowers of the ceiba trees, morning glory trees, agaves, and many other species, and dispersing the seeds of some soft-fleshed fruits, including those of the garambullo columnar cactus (Myrtillocactus geometrizans).