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Cactus and Succulent Plants

Pictures of Different Cactuses

A cactus is a member of the plant family Cactaceae,a family comprising about 127 genera with 1750 known species. The word “cactus” derives, through Latin, from the Ancient Greek or a spiny plant whose identity is not certain. Cacti occur in a wide range of shapes and sizes. Most cacti live in habitats subject to at least some drought. Many live in extremely dry environments, even being found in the Atacama Desert, one of the driest places on earth. Cacti show many adaptations to conserve water. Almost all cacti are succulents, meaning they have thickened, fleshy parts adapted to store water. Unlike many other succulents, the stem is the only part of most cacti where this vital process takes place.

Most species of cacti have lost true leaves, retaining only spines, which are highly modified leaves. As well as defending against herbivores, spines help prevent water loss by reducing air flow close to the cactus and providing some shade. In the absence of leaves, enlarged stems carry out photosynthesis. Cacti are native to the Americas, ranging from Patagonia in the south to parts of western Canada in the north—except for Rhipsalis baccifera, which also grows in Africa and Sri Lanka. Wikipedia: This article is about the plant family. For the former genus Cactus, see Mammillaria, Melocactus, and Opuntia.

Pictures of Different Cactuses

A Desert Rose. Abstract Cactus Flowers Orange Yellow Green. Barrel Cactus. Bird Of Paradise Flower. Bougainvillea Blooming In November in Arizona. Bush With Yellow Flowers. Collage of Cacti Flowers. Collage of Saguaros. Creosote Bush. Elephant Trunk Hill China. Flower Collage. Flowering Garden. Flowers Bridge Lake. Hanging Plant California. Hot Pink Blossom. Illustration Pink Flowery Illusion Abstract Background.

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Lavender Flowers. Nature Collage. Ocotillo Cactus With Orange Blooms. Orange Blooms. Palo Verde Tree. Picacho Peak Arizona Collage. Green and Pink Background. Pink Desert Flower. Pink Roses. Plant With Ripe Orange Berries. Round Cactus. Saguaro Cactus With White Blooms. Silvery Gray Plant With Yellow Flowers. Small Cottage On The Beach. Stone Forest China. Texas Flower Collage. Tourists Visiting Flower Garden. White Blooms. Wild Flowers. Green and Yellow Background. Yellow Flowers In Field. Yellow White Green Background.

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