Ferocactus


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genus of nearly globular cacti of Mexico and southwestern United States: barrel cacti

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Efecto de diferentes reguladores de crecimiento vegetal sobre la germinacion de semillas y desarrollo de plantulas de dos especies de Ferocactus (Cactaceae).
The second group, and the most important because they are the most effective pollinators for cacti (Schlindwein and Wittmann, 1997), was bees including Ancyloscelis apiformis, Augochloropsis metallica and Diadasia olivacea; the latter species also has been observed as visiting flowers of Ferocactus cylindraceus and F.
Flowering phenology and reproductive output in two sister species of Ferocactus (Cactaceae).
Especies con area disyunta, que se distribuyen a ambos lados del Eje Neovolcanico, generalmente hasta las zonas aridas de Puebla y Oaxaca: Coryphantha radians, Echinocactus platyacanthus, Ferocactus latispinus, Mimosa aculeaticarpa, Isolatocereus dumortieri, Mammillaria uncinata, M.
Ferocactus latispinus y Stenocereus stellatus, en condiciones rusticas manejada por los pobladores locales constituye una alternativa viable para su comercializacion como ornamental (Alvarez y Montana, 1997), y Echinocactus platyacanthus, es importante reproducirla, debido a que es una especie con categoria de riesgo, principalmente al cambio de uso de suelo y al saqueo.
The flowers of Ferocactus barrel cacti look like kindergarten drawings: tufts with rows of petals around them.
Friday, October 7 British Cactus and Succulent Society - Chester and North Wales branch, talk, Ferocactus, by D.
British Cactus and Succulent Society ( Northumbria branch, talk, Ferocactus, by Derek Bowdery, St Aidan's Community Centre, Brunton Park, Gosforth, 7.
Capiapoa cinerea, Ferocactus hystrix, Ariocarpus trigonus, Mammillaria gaumeri, M.
There is also a clear relationship between the structure and the osmotic pressure, as shown by the isosmotic lines (measured in atmospheres) of a section of Ferocactus wislizenii (shown in the diagram of a cactus stem); the higher the osmotic pressure, the closer together the ridges and the better developed the vascular system.
Si a pesar de todo se deshidratan, sencillamente reducen sus funciones al minimo indispensable para sobrevivir Algunas especies del genero Ferocactus pueden perder hasta el 80% de su agua y seguir con vida.
Nobel (1988) estimated that the water requirement for reproduction represented only 6% of the stem water at time of flowering in Ferocactus acanthodes (a barrel cactus), which generally occurs during the seasonal drought in spring.