Definition of Myrtillocactus

1. Noun. Small genus of arborescent cacti of Mexico and Central America.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrtillocactus

Myrmecophagidae
Myrmeleon
Myrmeleontidae
Myrmidon
Myroxylon balsamum
Myroxylon balsamum pereirae
Myroxylon pereirae
Myroxylon toluiferum
Myrrhis
Myrrhis odorata
Myrsinaceae
Myrsine
Myrtaceae
Myrtales
Myrtillocactus (current term)
Myrtillocactus geometrizans
Myrtle
Myrtus
Myrtus communis
Mysidacea
Mysidae
Mysis
Mysoline
Mysore
Mysore thorn
Mystic Jewel
Mysticeti
Mytilene
Mytilidae

Literary usage of Myrtillocactus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose (1920)
"Section of rib of Myrtillocactus geo- ... Flower of Myrtillocactus geometrizans.. 256. Flower and fruits of Myrtillocactus ..."

2. Cactaceœ of Northeastern and Central Mexico Together with a Synopsis of the by William Edwin Safford (1909)
"Lophocereus, in which the stem and branches are ribbed very much as in Myrtillocactus, and the aréoles are remote on the sterile portions but crowded on the ..."

3. Botanisches Zentralblatt: Referierendes Organ für das Gesamtgebiet der Botanik by Botanischer Verein in München, Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Berlin (1905)
"Eighteen subgenera to which less conservative botanists will give generic rank, are recognized : Cephalocereus Pfeift., Lophocereus Berg., Myrtillocactus ..."

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