Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00051263
Taxon: Grusonia emoryi (Engelm.) Pinkava
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Joni Ward      
Date: 2001-05-15
Additional Collectors: Rosemary Trelease and Nancy Foisy
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 1959 6395 0103; originally collected as a plant by W. Hubert Earle s. n., Arizona, 1 mile N of Camp Grant. Other collectors J. H. Wever and Bill Bloomquist.
32.726046  -110.830447 +-3000m.
Description: Flower diameter 55-65 mm, length 65-78 mm outer perianth yellow-green with a faint reddish-purple or reddish-brown midstripe, inner perianth yellow or yellow-green with brighter breen at base, blooms in afternoon; Stigma lobe number 7-8, color pale yellow or cream or chartreuse. Fruit collected by R. Trelease and N. Foisy on 2 October 2001. Fleshy fruit diameter 19-23 mm, length 59-74 mm, color green, dry fruit diameter 12-18 mm, length 40-68 mm, color black, fruit covered in spines and glochids; Seed color tan.
Cultivation Status: Cultivated
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Record Id: 0e2217e4-e494-48ce-8dfc-debd5b55a1a6
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0e2217e4-e494-48ce-8dfc-debd5b55a1a6
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