Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00066312
Occurrence ID (GUID): 9cd9c72b-dc21-4028-8587-03ec907b6c56
Taxon: Cylindropuntia bigelovii (Engelm.) Knuth
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Rosemary Trelease      
Date: 2006-05-02
Additional Collectors: Nancy Foisy, Joni Ward
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, Maricopa County: Grown in cultivation at Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, N 33 deg 27' 33'', W 111 deg 56' 35'', 1200 ft., 366 m; accession number 1990 0570 0101; originally received as a plant collected by Marc Baker 7879 25 July 1990 from Arizona, Maricopa County, 1 km east of I-17 along road to Table Mountain, 1 km NW of the Table Mountain summit; collector's notes: clay soil with Opuntia fulgida, O. acanthocarpa, O. leptocaulis, Echinoereus, Mammillaria; plants small, generllay monopodial shrub to 2 m tall, spines dense, over appearance of plants light yellow.
33.97275  -112.118972
Verbatim Coordinates: 33d 58m 21.9s N; 112d 7m 8.3s W; TRS: T7N R2E S17 NE 1/4
Elevation: 696 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 2285ft.
Description: Plant height ca 1.5 m, base of stem is woody and dark brown, stems blue-gray-green; spines tan with a sheath; flowers collected in the afternoon, diameter 33-34 mm, length 48-53 mm, outer perianth light yellow with green midstripe and red blush at tips, inner perianth pale yellow; stigma lobe number 6-7, green; filaments green.
Reproductive Condition: Flowers
Notes: Cultivated or Captive
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Record Id: 9cd9c72b-dc21-4028-8587-03ec907b6c56
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