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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0099416
Taxon: Cylindropuntia alcahes var. alcahes (F.A.C. Weber) F.M. Knuth
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Marc Baker   8706   
Date: 1992-02-28
Additional Collectors: Bob Johnson
Locality: Mexico, Baja California Sur, Along MEX 1; ca. 1 km NW of Palo Verde Wash on the Mesa la Cantina.
27.29583  -113.0583
Verbatim Coordinates: 27d 17m 45s N, 113d 03m 30s W
Elevation: 170 meters (558ft)
Associated Species: Pedilanthus, Opuntia cholla, Ambrosia, Yucca valida, Machaerocereus gummosus, Larrea tridentata
Description: Shrub 1 m tall, 1.2 m broad, apparently cloning; stem gray-green, glaucous; flowers pale green suffused with red-purple; filaments yellow-green; stigma cream-white. n= 11
Occurrence Remarks: Cultivated at Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, AZ, from cutting. DBG accession # 1993 0581 0101
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Record Id: 89948043-a50e-4dff-a746-9eba00eeb2c1
Occurrence ID (GUID): 89948043-a50e-4dff-a746-9eba00eeb2c1
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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Marc Baker 87061992-02-28
Catalog Number: ASU0099416
GUID: 89948043-a50e-4dff-a746-9eba00eeb2c1
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia alcahes var. alcahes

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Marc A. Baker 87061992-02-28
Catalog Number: ASU0054525
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia alcahes subsp. alcahes
Identified by: Jon P. Rebman1995

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