What is the Scientific Name for Cactus?

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There is no one specific scientific name for cactus, because there are so many species of them. Each one has a separate scientific name. They are from the cactaceae family. For example, the Barbwire Cactus, has a scientific name of acanthocereus tetragonus.
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