Cactaceae

Family in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 6 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Cactaceae (rights holder: Quinn Dombrowski) © Quinn Dombrowski

Cactus Family

Herbs, perennials, epiphytes, shrubs or trees, usually succulent. Stems variously modified: cylindric, flattened or spherical, bearing complex axillary, rounded, usually raised structures (areoles) The areoles bear flowers, leaves, spine clusters and often barbed bristles. Leaves present, often deciduous, or reduced or 0. Flowers solitary, sessile (except Pereskia), bisexual, usually actinomorphic... Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Genera
Taxonomic Completion
2.84%
5 of 176 accepted Genera.
Global Pollen Project UUID
d86a71e3-8e8c-426e-b546-f045f25068ae
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

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The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility