ISI 2008-3. Pereskia guamacho F.A.C. Weber

This inhabitant of the thorn-forests of northern Venezeula is a tree to 8 m. tall. It is distinctive in its divergent branching pattern and yellow flowers. We offer HBG 97480, plants grown from seed collected Sept. 1997 by CSSA grant recipient Jafet Nassar (while researching population genetics of cacti) in Venezuela: Falcón; Peninsula de Paraguaná; San José de Acaboa, ca. 30 m elevation. $6.

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Published in the Cactus and Succulent Journal, Vol. 80 (2), March - April, 2008