Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00080213
Occurrence ID (GUID): 5701c6bf-3eca-4af6-89c8-cf56bebc64f5
Taxon: Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   29400   
Date: 2014-04-16
Additional Collectors: Ries Lindley
Locality: USA, Arizona, Pinal County, Tortolita Mountains, near Cochie Spring, upper Cochie Canyon.
32.523666  -111.075771
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 492884E 3598485N
Elevation: 1096 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3597 ft
Habitat: Arizona Upland Sonoran Desert high scrub, southeast-facing rocky slope.
Substrate: Siliceous granite.
Associated Species: Acacia greggii, Carnegiea gigantea, Encelia farinosa, Bebbia juncea, Brickellia coulteri, Lycium berlandieri, Prosopis velutina, Ambrosia ambrosioides, Ericameria laricifolia, Sphaeralcea ambigua, Yucca cf. arizonica, Cercidium floridum, Ferocactus wislizeni, Cynodon dactylon, Amsinckia.
Description: Frequent, plant ca 1-2/3 m high x 5 m wide, flowers 80(l) x 84(w) mm, 84x101 mm, 92 x 99 mm, hypanthium thick, glaucouos green, outer perianth yellow with green midstripe, inner perianth yellow, filaments light yellow-light chartreuse, becoming light yellow distally, anthers light yellow, style white, stigma lobes dark green.
Reproductive Condition: Flowers, Buds
Notes: Sheet 1 of 3.
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Record Id: 5701c6bf-3eca-4af6-89c8-cf56bebc64f5
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