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Polaskia

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Cactaceae
Tribe  Pachycereeae
Higher classification  Pachycereeae
Order  Caryophyllales
Subfamily  Cactoideae
Scientific name  Polaskia
Rank  Genus
Polaskia POLASKIA CHICHIPE my cacti growing in progress
Similar  Chichituna, Cactus, Neobuxbaumia, Myrtillocactus, Escontria

Polaskia chichipe


Polaskia (named after American amateur Charles Polaski) is a genus of tree-like cacti reaching 4–5 m high, comprising 2 species. Both present primitive characteristics, but Polaskia chichipe is nearer to Myrtillocactus while Polaskia chende is nearer to Stenocereus. The genus is found in the Mexican states of Puebla and Oaxaca.

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Polaskia Polaskia chichipe cristata

Synonymy

The following genera have been brought into synonymy with Polaskia:

  • Chichipia Backeb. (nom. inval.)
  • Heliabravoa Backeb.

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    References

    Polaskia Wikipedia


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