Plantae > Tracheophyta > Magnoliopsida > Caryophyllales > Cactaceae > Pterocactus


Wikipedia Abstract

Pterocactus (from Greek pteron, "wing", referring to the saucer-shaped seed of these plants) is a genus of the cactus family (Cactaceae), comprising 9 species. All Pterocactus have tuberous roots and are endemic to South and Western Argentina. The genus has been given its own tribe, the Pterocacteae.
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