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Cacti Genus pachycereus




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Pachycereus pringlei


Common Name(s): Cardon, Sagueso, Sahuaso
Synonym(s): Cereus pringlei, Pilocereus pringlei, Pachycereus calvus
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Pachycereeae
Distribution: Baja California (Norte), Baja California Sur, Sonora - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Treelike
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: Grigsby Cactus Gardens, Vista, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: Desert Botanical Garden , Phoenix, AZ

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: Near Catavina, Baja California, Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: Near Catavina, Baja California, Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: Near Catavina, Baja California, Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: Near Catavina, Baja California, Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: Near Catavina, Baja California, Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: Near Catavina, Baja California, Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: Near Catavina, Baja California, Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: West of Bahia de Los Angeles, Baja California, Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: Near Punta Eugenia, Baja California, Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: Near Punta Eugenia, Baja California, Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: Near Punta Eugenia, Baja California, Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: Near Punta Eugenia, Baja California, Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: San Diego Wild Animal Park

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: San Diego Wild Animal Park

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei
Picture taken at: San Diego Wild Animal Park

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

Pachycereus pringlei f. cristata


Common Name(s): Cardon, Sagueso, Sahuaso
Synonym(s): Cereus pringlei cristata, Pilocereus pringlei cristata, Pachycereus calvus cristata
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Pachycereeae
Distribution: Baja California (Norte), Baja California Sur, Sonora - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Treelike
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Rare
Species Notes: Crested forms are mutated plants where the growing point (apical meristem) of the plant has forms along a line rather than a single point resulting in a fan shape. In botanical terms this is referred to as "cristate" or "cristata" and is also known as "fasciation".
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Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei f. cristata
Picture taken at: Near Catavina, Baja California, Mexico

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Pachycereus pringlei
P. pringlei f. cristata
Picture taken at: Near Catavina, Baja California, Mexico

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

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