Pachycereeae

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Pachycereeae
Echinocereus-engelmannii-20080330-2.JPG
Echinocereus engelmannii growing on Carnegiea gigantea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Pachycereeae
Type genus
Pachycereus
(A.Berger) Britton & Rose[1]
Genera

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Pachycereeae is a tribe of 15 genera of columnar cacti in the subfamily Cactoideae. They are native to Central America, Mexico, and the southwestern United States.

Genera[edit]

Hybrids[edit]

  • × Myrtgerocactus Moran (Myrtillocactus × Bergerocactus)
  • × Pacherocactus G.D.Rowley (Pachycereus × Bergerocactus)[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Family: Cactaceae Juss., nom. cons. subfam. Cactoideae tribe Pachycereeae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2004-02-13. Retrieved 2010-01-07. 
  2. ^ "Genera of Cactaceae tribe Pachycereeae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-01-07. 

External links[edit]

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