Myrtillocactus

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Myrtillocactus
Myrtillocactus geometrizans3.jpg
Myrtillocactus geometrizans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Pachycereeae
Genus: Myrtillocactus
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Species

Myrtillocactus cochal
Myrtillocactus geometrizans - whortleberry cactus
etc.

Myrtillocactus (from Latin, "blueberry cactus") is a genus of cacti. The genus is found from Mexico to Guatemala. The genus is best known with Myrtillocactus geometrizans.

The genus Myrtillocereus Fric & Kreuz. (orth. var.) has been brought into synonymy with this genus.

See also[edit]

Myrtillocactus geometrizans