A cactus is a member of the plant family Cactaceae within the order
Caryophyllales. The word ... Cacti are native to the Americas, ranging from
Patagonia in the south to parts of western Canada in t...
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 ...
What do you call that? This page illustrates the various parts that make up a
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.
Cactus flower anatomy has received little attention. ... Flowers of Soehrensia
bruchii: upper red structures are petals and are parts of the true, flower; lower
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Apr 29, 2014 ... Cacti are native to the Americas, ranging from Patagonia in the south to parts of
western Canada in the north—except for Rhipsalis baccifera, ...
Their spines provide vivid contrast to the body of the plant and, though fierce-
looking, are often one of the most beautiful parts of a cactus. Some cacti have ...