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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0099413
Taxon: Cylindropuntia alcahes var. alcahes (F.A.C. Weber) F.M. Knuth
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Marc A. Baker   12173   
Date: 1996-02-05
Additional Collectors: Robert Johnson
Locality: Mexico, Baja California Sur, Just west of Santa Maria Wash, ca. 22k north of San Ignacio San Ignacio.
27.4167  -112.8042
Elevation: 300 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 980ft
Habitat: Flats of basalt cobbles.
Associated Species: Ambrosia bryantii, Atriplex, Bursera microphylla, Cercidium microphyllum, Cylindropuntia molesta, Echinocereus, Ferocactus, Fouquieria diguetii, Jatropha cuneata, Lemaireocereus thurberi, Lophocereus schottii, Machaerocereus gummosus, and Pachycereus pringlei.
Description: Locally abundant shrub to 2m tall, as broad; trunk 6dm dia; 1º branches spreading-ascending; 2º branches divaricate, brown-purple in this individual; ultimate branches not easily detached, except for the shortest; fruit broadly obovate, leathery, tuberculate; tepals yellow-green, glossy, tinged red-brown near apex and dorsally, especially on the outer ones, filaments yellow-green, style and stigma very pale yellow-green; live material deposited at DBG.
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Record Id: ae751f1b-5b08-40c2-ad22-2ec45fbe05bf
Occurrence ID (GUID): ae751f1b-5b08-40c2-ad22-2ec45fbe05bf
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Elizabeth Makings (Elizabeth.Makings@asu.edu)
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Current Record
Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Marc A. Baker 121731996-02-05
Catalog Number: ASU0099413
GUID: ae751f1b-5b08-40c2-ad22-2ec45fbe05bf
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia alcahes var. alcahes


Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Marc A. Baker 121731996-02-05
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia alcahes subsp. alcahes

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Marc A. Baker 121731996-02-05
Catalog Number: ASU0054510
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia alcahes subsp. alcahes

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