genus Nopalea

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Noun1.genus Nopalea - a genus of the cactus family with scarlet flowersgenus Nopalea - a genus of the cactus family with scarlet flowers
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales
nopal - any of several cacti of the genus Nopalea resembling prickly pears
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The clones of the genus Nopalea showed higher water accumulation (Table 1), while the interaction [L.sub.2.5]-[F.sub.28] promoted lower turgor in the cladodes (21.1 mm).
The clone of the genus Opuntia showed lower water accumulation in the cladodes, in comparison to the clones of the genus Nopalea.