Carnegiea


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Synonyms for Carnegiea

caryophylloid dicot genus with only one species: saguaro

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Garvie LAJ (2003) Decay-induced biomineralization of the saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea).
Demographic changes over >70 yr in a population of saguaro cacti (Carnegiea gigantea) in the northern Sonoran Desert.
In the Tucson Mountain (western) district of the 24,000 acre Saguaro National Park, hundreds of Carnegiea gigantea stand at attention.
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).
Springtime in southern Arizona brings the spectacular blooming of the saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) to the Sonoran Desert.
These trees grow in association with cacti of every size, both large (Carnegiea, Pachycereus) and small (Opuntia).
And they named the great Saguaro Carnegiea gigantea--this is a stick-up.
The saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea [Engelm.] Britton & Rose) is a prominent, long-lived, columnar cactus of the Sonoran Desert, occurring throughout much of southern Arizona, USA, and western Sonora, Mexico (Turner et al.
Slopes with southern aspects were characteristic of Sonoran Desert scrub and included species such as saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea), palo verde (Parkinsonia florida), cholla (Cylindropuntia spp.), and prickly pear cactus (Opuntia spp.).
Incense-cedar could move from Libocedrus to Calocedrus; giant chinkapin from Castanopsis to Chrysolepis; saguaro from Cereum to Carnegiea; Key tree-cactus from Cereus to Pilosocereus; smokethorn from Dalea to Psorothamnus; and you could just see the bumelias (Bumelia), willow bustic (Dipholis), and false-mastic (Mastichodendron) join each other in Sideroxylon.
wislizeni Columnar cacti Carnegiea gigantea 3 1 3 Cephalocereus columnatrajani Escontria chiotilla Lophocereus schottii Neobuxbaumia macro- 1 3 cephala N.
pasacana se aproxima mas al de Carnegiea gigantea del desierto de Sonora, donde se registraron periodos de antesis de hasta 72 hs (McGregor et al.
For example, the saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea) is a columnar cactus reaching a height of 39 ft (12 m), though its roots are often less than 3 ft (1 m) deep.