Tephrocactus

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Tephrocactus
Tephrocactus articulatus 3.jpg
Tephrocactus articulatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Tephrocacteae
Genus: Tephrocactus
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Species

Tephrocactus (from Greek tephra, "ash", referring to the color of these plants' epidermis) is a genus of the cactus family (Cactaceae).

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  • G. G. Leyton-Boyce et J. Illiff : The subgenus Tephrocactus (of the genus Opuntia), Morden, 1973

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