Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00050534
Occurrence ID (GUID): ec5c16bc-6fa5-408d-9842-4fe23e2ce9ff
Taxon: Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) F.M. Knuth
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Joni Ward      
Date: 1999-05-04
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County: Grown in cultivation at Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, N 33 deg 27' 33'', W 111 deg 56' 35'', 1200 ft., 366 m: accession number 1977 1033 0101; originally received as a plant collected by Russel Haughey, s. n., Arizona, near Superior, Pinto Basin Project, Cities Service Mine.
33.28528  -111.111353 +-2595m.
Description: Joints gray-green or bluish gray-green with tubercules and aeroles on apical end of tubercules; spines gray on older joints, golden or tan on new joints; fruit dry, light brown, diameter 15-20 mm, length 30-45 mm, some sterile; seeds tan or gray; additional stems and fruit collected 24 Septmeber 2002.
Notes: DES 42592 Sheets I and II have flowers, fruit and joints.; Cultivated or Captive
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Record ID: ec5c16bc-6fa5-408d-9842-4fe23e2ce9ff
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