Myrtillocactus

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Myrtillocactus
Myrtillocactus geometrizans
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
(unranked):Angiosperms
(unranked):Eudicots
(unranked):Core eudicots
Order:Caryophyllales
Family:Cactaceae
Subfamily:Cactoideae
Tribe:Pachycereeae
Genus:Myrtillocactus
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Species

Myrtillocactus cochal
Myrtillocactus geometrizans - whortleberry cactus
etc.

 
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Myrtillocactus
Myrtillocactus geometrizans
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
(unranked):Angiosperms
(unranked):Eudicots
(unranked):Core eudicots
Order:Caryophyllales
Family:Cactaceae
Subfamily:Cactoideae
Tribe:Pachycereeae
Genus:Myrtillocactus
Console
Species

Myrtillocactus cochal
Myrtillocactus geometrizans - whortleberry cactus
etc.

Myrtillocactus (from Latin, "blueberry cactus") is a genus of cacti. The genus is found from Mexico to Guatemala. The genus is best known with Myrtillocactus geometrizans.

The genus Myrtillocereus Fric & Kreuz. (orth. var.) has been brought into synonymy with this genus.

See also[edit]

Myrtillocactus geometrizans