Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
(ASU:Plants)
Catalog #: ASU0051973
Occurrence ID (GUID): d9a15ea2-88dd-4d2a-abed-92fd1a731946
Secondary Catalog #: 265702
Taxon: Cylindropuntia x tetracantha (Toumey) Knuth
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: D. J. Pinkava
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Collector: Marc A. Baker   8092   
Date: 1991-02-20
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila, Tonto Basin, Windy Hill 7.5' USGS topographic map; Jojoba scrub
33.7418  -111.087
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM: 491910 3733530
Elevation: 802 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 2630ft
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: d9a15ea2-88dd-4d2a-abed-92fd1a731946
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Elizabeth Makings (Elizabeth.Makings@asu.edu)
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Current Record
Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Marc A. Baker 80921991-02-20
Catalog Number: ASU0051973
GUID: d9a15ea2-88dd-4d2a-abed-92fd1a731946
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia x tetracantha (Toumey) Knuth
Identified by: D. J. Pinkava


Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Marc A. Baker 80921991-02-20
Catalog Number: DES00063121
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia x tetracantha (Toumey) Knuth
Identified by: Donald Pinkava

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