Definition of Gymnocalycium
1. Noun. Large genus of low-growing globular South American cacti with spiny ribs covered with many tubercles.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Cactaceae, Cactus Family, Family Cactaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gymnocalycium
Literary usage of Gymnocalycium
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1. The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose (1922)
"Plant of gymnocalycium mihanovichii. 153 160. Plant of gymnocalycium ... Plant of gymnocalycium denudatum.. 156 164. Plant of gymnocalycium ..."