Quiabentia

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Quiabentia

Recommended Temperature Zone: USDA: 10-12

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55°F (12°C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay

Growth Habits: Tree Cactus, up to 50 feet tall (15 m)

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Quiabentia verticillata BotGardBln271207B.jpg
Q. verticillata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Cylindropuntieae
Genus: Quiabentia
Britton & Rose
Species[1]

Quiabentia is a genus of cacti, closely related to Pereskiopsis.

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