ASU : Plants
Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0099425
Occurrence ID (GUID): 69082eaa-5899-49dd-a4da-8855983caaf6
Secondary Catalog #: 242929
Taxon: Cylindropuntia bigelovii var. bigelovii (Engelm.) Knuth
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Donald J Pinkava
Collector: Ward   1991   
Date: 2000-11-28
Additional Collectors: Trelease
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa, Desert Botanical Garden, accession number 1991 0283 0101.
33.4608  -111.9442 +-500m.
Associated Species: Ambrosia deltoidea, Cercidium microphyllum, Cylindropuntia bigelovii, C. fulgida, C. leptocaulis, C. acanthocarpa, Canotia holacantha, Fouquieria splendens, Eriogonum, Calliandra eriophylla, Viguiera deltoidea, Mammillaria grahamii, Echinocereus engelmannii, Ephedra, Sphaeralcea, Simmondsia chinesis.
Description: Flower diameter 25-50 mm, length 35-50 mm, stigma lobe number 5-8, stigma lobe color green, outer perianth color cream or pale green with green to pale maroon midstripe and reddish-brown tips, inner perianth color pale green to cream with darker midstripe and pinkish highlights at tip. Stem color green, spine color pale golden or white with yellow tinge. Fruit color gray, dry condition, 1 fruit plump and covered with spines and 2 are thin, spine color brown to cream to golden to white with yellow tinge, fruit diameter 9-15 mm, length 18-23 mm, seed color tan.
Notes: Originally collected on 13 March 1991, from Arizona, Yavapai County, Lake Pleasant Area; collected directly from the wild, origin known.; Cultivated or Captive
Specimen Images
Record Id: 69082eaa-5899-49dd-a4da-8855983caaf6
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Elizabeth Makings (
See an error? Login to edit data
No comments have been submitted
New Comment
Login to leave a comment.