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Definisjoner av cactus
1. cactus - any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
  succulent a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs
  cactaceae, cactus family, family cactaceae constituting the order Opuntiales
  acanthocereus pentagonus, acanthocereus tetragonus, pitahaya cactus, pitahaya cactus of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having edible juicy fruit
  aporocactus flagelliformis, rat's-tail cactus, rattail cactus commonly cultivated tropical American cactus having slender creeping stems and very large showy crimson flowers that bloom for several days
  ariocarpus fissuratus, living rock usually unbranched usually spineless cactus covered with warty tubercles and having magenta flowers and white or green fruit; resembles the related mescal; northeastern Mexico and southwestern United States
  carnegiea gigantea, saguaro, sahuaro extremely large treelike cactus of desert regions of southwestern United States having a thick columnar sparsely branched trunk bearing white flowers and edible red pulpy fruit
  night-blooming cereus any of several cacti of the genus Cereus
  coryphantha a cactus of the genus Coryphantha
  echinocactus, barrel cactus any cactus of the genus Echinocactus; strongly ribbed and very spiny; southwestern United States to Brazil
  hedgehog cereus cactus of the genus Echinocereus
  rainbow cactus a stout cylindrical cactus of the southwest United States and adjacent Mexico
  epiphyllum, orchid cactus any cactus of the genus Epiphyllum having flattened jointed irregularly branching stems and showy tubular flowers
  barrel cactus a cactus of the genus Ferocactus: unbranched barrel-shaped cactus having deep ribs with numerous spines and usually large funnel-shaped flowers followed by dry fruits
  easter cactus, hatiora gaertneri, schlumbergera gaertneri spring-blooming South American cactus with oblong joints and coral-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Schlumbergera
  night-blooming cereus any of several cacti of the genus Cereus
  chichipe, lemaireocereus chichipe tall treelike Mexican cactus with edible red fruit
  lophophora williamsii, mezcal, mescal, peyote a colorless Mexican liquor distilled from fermented juices of certain desert plants of the genus Agavaceae (especially the century plant)
  mammillaria any cactus of the genus Mammillaria
  feather ball, mammillaria plumosa a low tuberculate cactus with white feathery spines; northeastern Mexico
  garambulla cactus, myrtillocactus geometrizans, garambulla small berrylike fruit
  knowlton's cactus, pediocactus knowltonii small clustering cactus of southwestern United States; a threatened species
  nopal any of several cacti of the genus Nopalea resembling prickly pears
  prickly pear cactus, prickly pear round or pear-shaped spiny fruit of any of various prickly pear cacti
  cholla, opuntia cholla arborescent cacti having very spiny cylindrical stem segments; southwestern United States and Mexico
  mistletoe cactus a plant of the genus Rhipsalis
  christmas cactus, schlumbergera baridgesii, schlumbergera buckleyi epiphytic cactus of Brazilian ancestry widely cultivated as a houseplant having jointed flat segments and usually rose-purple flowers that bloom in winter
  night-blooming cereus any of several cacti of the genus Cereus
  crab cactus, schlumbergera truncatus, thanksgiving cactus, zygocactus truncatus South American jointed cactus with usually red flowers; often cultivated as a houseplant; sometimes classified as genus Schlumbergera
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A cactus is a member of the plant family Cactaceae. Their distinctive appearance is a result of adaptions to conserve water in dry and/or hot environments. In most species, the stem has evolved to become photosynthetic and succulent, while the leaves have evolved into spines.

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