Stenocereus alamosensis (J.M. Coult.) A.C. Gibson & K.E. Horak
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Caryophyllidae||Cacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts|
|Order||Caryophyllales||Includes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants|
|Family||Cactaceae||Succulent (water-storing) plants, often spiny|
|Genus||Stenocereus||From Greek stenos, “narrow,” and Latin cereus, “candle”|
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Stenocereus alamosensis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.
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5/24/2009 · Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 15 cm) ID is uncertain