Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
(DES)
Catalog #: DES00061435
Occurrence ID (GUID): 88c23226-81d1-4abc-8020-9ed3087ec34a
Taxon: Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. major (Engelm.) Pinkava
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Marc Baker
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Collector: Rosemary Trelease   dbgb-43   
Date: 2008-04-08
Additional Collectors: Gay Christensen-Dean
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, Desert Botanical Garden south to butte on north side of the Butte near the bottom.
33.45925  -111.944583
Verbatim Coordinates: 33d 27m 33.3s N; 111d 56m 40.5s W
Elevation: 396 meters Verbatim Elevation: 1302ft.
Habitat: Sonoran Desert Scrub
Associated Species: Fouquieria splendens, Larrea tridentata, Echinocereus englemannii, Opuntia basilaris, Carnegiea gigantea, Ambrosia deltoidea, Cylindropuntia leptocaulis, Cercidium microphyllum, Opuntia sp., Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa
Description: Plant height 5 feet, diameter 7 feet, multi-branching and dense in growth habit; stems blue-gray-green; spines tan or golden or reddish-brown, one spine longer than others, some spines with sheaths; flower diameter 34-42 mm, length 56-61 mm, outer perianth pale yellow-green with reddish-green midstripe, inner perianth yellow-green or yellow, shiny; stigma lobe number 6-8, color pale yellow or cream, lobes are all wavy or curled around; style pale pink; filaments magenta; anthers yellow; thig positive; fruit collected 23 September 2008 by Joni Ward, fruit dry, gray, with conical depression, with tan or golden spines, diameter 20-22 mm, length 18-19 mm; seeds tan.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Sheet I or II
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Record ID: 88c23226-81d1-4abc-8020-9ed3087ec34a
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (asalywon@dbg.org)
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Rosemary Trelease dbgb-432008-04-08
Catalog Number: DES00061435
GUID: 88c23226-81d1-4abc-8020-9ed3087ec34a
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. major (Engelm.) Pinkava
Identified by: Marc Baker


Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Rosemary Trelease dbgb-432008-04-08
Catalog Number: DES00061436
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. major (Engelm.) Pinkava
Identified by: Marc Baker

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