Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
(DES)
Catalog #: DES00063121
Occurrence ID (GUID): fc8fa6cd-8e37-49b0-9484-8fef79895e38
Taxon: Cylindropuntia x tetracantha (Toumey) Knuth
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Donald Pinkava
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Collector: Marc A. Baker   8092   
Date: 1991-02-20
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila County, Tonto Basin, Windy Hill 7.5' USGS topographic map.
33.741788  -111.08734
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 491910E 3733530N
Elevation: 801 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2630ft.
Habitat: Jojoba scrub.
Associated Species: Canotia holacantha, Carnegiea gigantea, Cercidium microphyllum, Eriogonum fasciculatum, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Larrea tridentata, Opuntia acanthocarpa (MB8904), O. engelmannii, O, leptocaulis (MB8903), and Prosopis velutina.
Description: Solitary individual forming a cespitose shrub with 6 main trunks, stems to 6dm long, green with gray wax, the ultimate segments easily detachable but no clong observed; spines purple-brown, sheaths pale gray at base, yellow-brown toward tip; fruit mostly leathery, some dry, generally green suffused with yellow or red, especially toward the apex, upper areoles with spines (these pale gray without sheaths), glochidia dark brown; individuals of the putative parents abundant in the immediate area.
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Record Id: fc8fa6cd-8e37-49b0-9484-8fef79895e38
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (asalywon@dbg.org)
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Marc A. Baker 80921991-02-20
Catalog Number: DES00063121
GUID: fc8fa6cd-8e37-49b0-9484-8fef79895e38
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia x tetracantha (Toumey) Knuth
Identified by: Donald Pinkava


Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Marc A. Baker 80921991-02-20
Catalog Number: ASU0051973
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia x tetracantha (Toumey) Knuth
Identified by: D. J. Pinkava

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