Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • Cacti
    • Cactuses
  • Dutch
    • Cactussen
  • Scientific Names
    • Cactaceae
  • Spanish
    • Cactos
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 仙人掌科
  • Persian
    • کاکتوس

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Recent observations

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What

Fishhook Cacti Genus Mammillaria

Observer

pao42

Date

the past

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What

Ladyfinger Cactus Echinocereus pentalophus

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

January 15, 2017 05:31 PM CST

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Square

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

January 15, 2017 05:31 PM CST

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Observer

gonzalezii

Date

January 15, 2017 05:29 PM CST

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Square

What

Prickly Pears Genus Opuntia

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

January 15, 2017 05:29 PM CST

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Square

What

Ladyfinger Cactus Echinocereus pentalophus

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

January 15, 2017 05:28 PM CST

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What

Ladyfinger Cactus Echinocereus pentalophus

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

January 15, 2017 05:24 PM CST

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Square

What

Prickly Pears Genus Opuntia

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

January 15, 2017 05:19 PM CST

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Observer

gonzalezii

Date

January 15, 2017 05:18 PM CST

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What

Prickly Pears Genus Opuntia

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

January 15, 2017 05:06 PM CST

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Observer

gonzalezii

Date

January 15, 2017 05:05 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fishhook Cacti Genus Mammillaria

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

January 15, 2017 05:05 PM CST
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Description from Wikipedia

A cactus (plural: cacti, cactuses, or cactus) is a member of the plant family Cactaceae, within the order Caryophyllales. The word "cactus" derives, through Latin, from the Ancient Greek κάκτος (kaktos), a name originally used for a spiny plant whose identity is not certain. Cacti are native to the Americas, ranging from Patagonia in the south to parts of western Canada in the north—except for Rhipsalis baccifera, which also grows in Africa and Sri Lanka.

No range data available.
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