A cactus is a member of the plant family Cactaceae, a family comprising ca 127
genera with ... Almost all cacti are succulents, meaning they have thickened,
fleshy parts adapted to store water. Unli...
California Barrel Cactus. Parts of a Cactus: Cactus can live in hot, dry places. The
stem stores water. The firm skin holds in water. Cactus spines keep the plant ...
spine - a sharp, pointed, modified leaf found in areoles of cacti. stamen - the male
reproductive parts of a flower. It consists of the filament and the anther.
SAGUARO PARTS. DOING THEACTIVITY. SETTING THE STAGE. 1) Draw an
outline of a simple saguaro cactus on the board including. · an arm with flowers ...
Cactus is the singular word for the plant, cacti or cactuses are the plural forms.
Cacti are native to the Americas, ranging from Patagonia in South America ...
Picture a desert, and you will probably imagine a landscape that includes at least
one cactus covered in spiky things. The spiky things are called spines, and ...
Certain parts of the cactus are edible too. In April and May, cactus plants make
new growth. The new growth are not new leaves but stems. Leaves are about 1/2
The cactus family (Cactaceae) contains about 2,500 species, all of which (with
one possible ... All plant families are defined by the details of their flower parts.
With cacti flowers (except some Pereskia), the floral tube is fused to the ovary,
petals ... This part is made up of 3 parts: Exocarp (outer layer; peel/skin),
The evolutionary conversion of leaves to spines in cacti ... phyllotaxy, it is just that
parts of the axillary bud are so crowded that the spine primordia in those areas ...