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All cactus plants are succulents. But not all succulents are cactus plants. The term 'succulent cactus' is correct if it refers to any and all cactus plants, which are all succulents. It's incorrect if it refers to cactuses that are succulents as opposed to those that aren't. Within the cactus family, some have what may be called succulent seeds, and others not. Specifically, all cactus plants that have edible, flavorful fruits have succulent seeds. For example, the seeds of the mistletoe or wickerwork [Rhipsalis spp] and the prickly pear [Opuntia spp] cactus plants are succulent, from their respectively fleshy berries and fruits. In contrast are the dry seeds of the woolly seedpod of the barrel cactus [Echinocactus spp]. Examples of non cactus succulents abound. A well known non cactus succulent is the Agave, which is native to the Americas and to the West Indies. Another is Aloe vera, whose native range runs from Arabia to South Africa. Still another is Echeveria of Mexico. Yet others include Sansevieria of tropical Africa, and the worldwide distributed Euphorbia, Kalanchoe, and Sedum.
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Plants like Aloe vera are called succulents. These plants have fleshy leaves.
There are many different names for the many different types ofcactuses. The saguaro's scientific name is Carnegiea gigantiea. The scientific name for the jumping cholla… is Cylindropuntia fulgida. On the lighter side: While I have met them both, I havenever hugged them! The scientific name for a cactus is Cactaceae it's allskills
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Saguaro is one of the largest cactus species on the planet. Succulent plants are ones that can hold water for long periods of time.
it means "juicy" and often used to describe foods.
It's an easy choice to name a cactus after its common name. But there can be confusion and overlaps in common names. So a more precise, unique choice is opting for a cactus' s…cientific name. So for example, a prickly pear cactus can be called Opuntia; or an old man cactus Cephalocereus, Espostoa or Oreocereus.
The most common scientific name is: Echinopsis spachiana
The name "Christmas cactus" was given because the plant normally blooms in late fall or early winter, just before Christmas. In addition its leaves are a deep green color …while its flowers are a reddish purple, similar to the traditional Christmas colors of red and green.
Ferocactus, but there is more than one type so each type will have a different second name.
CACTUS Domain: Eukarya Kingdom: Plantae Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae Infrakingdom: Streptophyta Division: Tracheophyta Subdivision: Spermatophytina Infradivision: Angiospermae… Class: Magnoliopsidae Superorder: Caryophyllanae Order: Caryophyllales Family: Cactaceae *Please note that there are many Gena in the cactus family.
If you are referring to the one that is 45 miles south of Richmond, Virginia, it was named in relation to the abundancy of prickly pear cacti that thrive in it's sandy soi…l. It's significance lies in the fact that it provides evidence of a pre-Clovis population in North America. If not, please be more specific.
From the Latin 'cactus' taken from the name 'cardoon' which is a type of prickly plant from Sicily (the Spanish Artichoke) Also from the Greek name Kaktos