Carnegiea


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caryophylloid dicot genus with only one species: saguaro

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For instance, the columnar cacti Carnegiea gigantea, Lophocereus schottii, and Stenocereus thurberi occupy different habitats along the topographic and edaphic gradients of the Sonoran Desert (Parker, 1988a).
This has been suggested for the columnar cacti Carnegiea gigantea and Stenocereus thurberi (Parker, 1993; Pierson & Turner, 1998), the barrel cacti Echinocactus polycephalus, Ferocactus acanthodes, and F.
Long-term changes in populations of Carnegiea gigantea, exotic plant species and Cercidium floridum at the Desert Laboratory, Tumamoc Hill, Tucson, Arizona.
An anatomical study of traumatic and other abnormal tissues in Carnegiea gigantea.
Courtship and mating occur on the outer skin of necrotic saguaro cacti, Carnegiea gigantea, and larvae develop within the decaying tissue (Markow 1988).
Bowers JE, Pierson EA (2001) Implications of seed size for seedling survival in Carnegiea gigantea and Ferocactus wislizeni (Cactaceae).
yerbabuenae also has been reported for the Sonoran desert, where it removes as much as 80% of Carnegiea gigantea seeds (Fleming and Sosa, 1994).
Las plantulas de esta especie alcanzaron una altura de 4,6[+ o -]0,16cm en un ano; mientras que para Carnegiea gigantea se menciona una altura de 1,3cm para plantulas creciendo en condiciones naturales (Jordan y Nobel, 1981) y de 2,5cm en plantulas de esta misma especie creciendo en viveros comerciales (Despain, 1974).
queretaroensis (Nobel y pimienta-Barrios, 1995), Carnegiea gigantea (Despain et al.
Soil characteristics have been found to affect seed germination of several cacti, like Carnegiea gigantea and Stenocereus thurberi (McDonough, 1964), Ferocactus histrix (Del Castillo, 1986), Mammillaria heyderi (Trejo-Hernandez and Garza-Castillo, 1993), Turbinicarpus polaskii, T.
Two sites were sampled representing different portions of the range of Carnegiea in Arizona.
Dry conditions after fires also are known to reduce survival of long-lived desert plants such as Carnegiea and Yucca (Esque et al.
The first studies with gibberellic acid in Cactaceae were by Alcorn and Kurtz (1959) and McDonough (1964) who demonstrated that concentrations of 500 and 1,000 ppm increased germination of seeds of Carnegiea gigantea and Stenocereus thurberi under light and dark treatments in a temperature range close to optimum.
Other xeric dwarf-shrubs, some large columnar cacti, along with scattered Carnegiea gigantea and four species of bush-cacti (Cylindropuntia) are the most conspicuous plants.