A cactus is a member of the plant family Cactaceae, a family comprising ca 127
genera with some 1750 ...
Cactus Up Close Cactus owe their success in the desert to their structural
adaptations. While other desert plants may have similar features such as spines
Cacti in the American desert. A cactus is adapted to life in a hot climate. Cacti are
well adapted for survival in the desert. They have: Stems that can store water.
Apr 19, 2015 ... Deserts are hot and very little water is available for plants, To survive ,cactus and
other plants develop some special features and ...
Many of the saguaro cactus's adaptations are shared. with other cacti species.
one example of this is the saguaro's thick epidermis and t. hick, waxy cuticle ...
Cactus is the singular word for the plant, cacti or cactuses are the plural forms. ...
Cacti show many 'adaptations' to conserve water during long dry periods.
All cacti are succulents, as are such non-cactus desert dwellers as agave, aloe,
elephant trees, and many euphorbias. Several other adaptations are essential ...
Adaptations of North American Cacti and African Euphorbias. The North
American Cactus and African Euphorbia species originated from two different, but
Activities for classes demonstrating how desert plants conserve water--a
supplement to the film Ocean Oasis.
Adaptation. The habitat for the prickly pear cactus is very harsh. This lead to
many different adaptations in the plant. Some of these include different methods