Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00043958
Occurrence ID (GUID): e90a957b-0596-4ea6-b164-a8e1015d34dc
Taxon: Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) F.M. Knuth
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Ann Brown      
Date: 1995-04-20
Additional Collectors: M. Suhr, C. Johnson
Locality: USA, Arizona, Pinal, Originally received as a plant collected by Russel Haughey, s. n., Arizona, near Superior, Cities Service Mine.
33.28528  -111.111353 +-2595m.
Description: Flowers collected in the morning; diameter 35-52 mm, length 58-72 mm, outer perianth green with rose-pink center stripe, inner perianth bright yellow with pink tips; stigma lobe number 3-6, stigma light green; filaments brownish-red; several beetle-like insects present in flowers; additional flowers collected on 29 April 1997; joints gray-green with purplish tinge; spines purple-black or reddish-brown; joints collected by Joni Ward, 24 October 1995; fruits very spiny, dry, gray, diameter 20 mm, length 31 mm; seeds tan; fruits collected by Rosemary Trelease and Nancy Foisy, 23 February 1999.
Reproductive Condition: flowers & fruit
Notes: DES 43958 has 2 sheets; Sheet I/II has flowers, fruit; Sheet II/II has joints.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 0946 0101; Cultivated or Captive
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Record ID: e90a957b-0596-4ea6-b164-a8e1015d34dc
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