Definition of Myrtillocactus geometrizans
1. Noun. Arborescent cactus of western Mexico bearing a small oblong edible berrylike fruit.
Terms within: Garambulla
Generic synonyms: Cactus
Group relationships: Genus Myrtillocactus, Myrtillocactus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrtillocactus Geometrizans
Literary usage of Myrtillocactus geometrizans
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1. The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose (1920)
"myrtillocactus geometrizans (Martius) Console, Boll. R. Ort. Bot. Palermo i: 10. 1897. Cereus geometrizans Martius in Pfeiffer, Enum. Cact. 90. 1837. ..."
2. Cactaceœ of Northeastern and Central Mexico Together with a Synopsis of the by William Edwin Safford (1909)
"9, fig. 5), a spherical fruit bearing tufts of spines and wool, somewhat resembling the pitahaya dulce of the west coast. myrtillocactus geometrizans (pi. ..."