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Pereskiopsis gatesii
Scientific Name: Pereskiopsis gatesii Baxter
Synonym:
Family: Cactaceae
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55F (12C)

Sun Exposure:

Origin: Mexico (Baja California Sur)

Growth Habits: Shrubby, trailing gray woody stems, 6.5 to 10 feet long (2 to 3 m), 0.6 in. in diameter (1.5 cm), young stems light green; round darker areoles with many large brown glochids; one or more spines, 2 in. long (5 cm), with grey base and darker tips.

Watering Needs:

Propagation:


Blooming Habits:
Bright yellow flowers, up to 1.2 inches in diameter (3 cm). The red fruits bear areoles with brown glochids and one or more short spine.

Fruiting Habits:

References:
Las Cactaceas de Mexico

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