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Definition 1: any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines - [noun denoting plant]

(cactus is a kind of ...) a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs

(... is a kind of cactus ) a small spineless globe-shaped cactus; source of mescal buttons

(... is a kind of cactus ) any cactus of the genus Mammillaria

(... is a kind of cactus ) a low tuberculate cactus with white feathery spines; northeastern Mexico

(... is a kind of cactus ) arborescent cactus of western Mexico bearing a small oblong edible berrylike fruit

(... is a kind of cactus ) small clustering cactus of southwestern United States; a threatened species

(... is a kind of cactus ) any of several cacti of the genus Nopalea resembling prickly pears

(... is a kind of cactus ) cacti having spiny flat joints and oval fruit that is edible in some species; often used as food for stock

(... is a kind of cactus ) arborescent cacti having very spiny cylindrical stem segments; southwestern United States and Mexico

(... is a kind of cactus ) a plant of the genus Rhipsalis

(... is a kind of cactus ) epiphytic cactus of Brazilian ancestry widely cultivated as a houseplant having jointed flat segments and usually rose-purple flowers that bloom in winter

(... is a kind of cactus ) any of several night-blooming cacti of the genus Selenicereus

(... is a kind of cactus ) South American jointed cactus with usually red flowers; often cultivated as a houseplant; sometimes classified as genus Schlumbergera

(... is a kind of cactus ) tall treelike Mexican cactus with edible red fruit

(... is a kind of cactus ) any of several cacti of the genus Hylocereus

(... is a kind of cactus ) cactus of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having edible juicy fruit

(... is a kind of cactus ) commonly cultivated tropical American cactus having slender creeping stems and very large showy crimson flowers that bloom for several days

(... is a kind of cactus ) usually unbranched usually spineless cactus covered with warty tubercles and having magenta flowers and white or green fruit; resembles the related mescal; northeastern Mexico and southwestern United States

(... is a kind of cactus ) extremely large treelike cactus of desert regions of southwestern United States having a thick columnar sparsely branched trunk bearing white flowers and edible red pulpy fruit

(... is a kind of cactus ) any of several cacti of the genus Cereus

(... is a kind of cactus ) a cactus of the genus Coryphantha

(... is a kind of cactus ) any cactus of the genus Echinocactus; strongly ribbed and very spiny; southwestern United States to Brazil

(... is a kind of cactus ) cactus of the genus Echinocereus

(... is a kind of cactus ) a stout cylindrical cactus of the southwest United States and adjacent Mexico

(... is a kind of cactus ) any cactus of the genus Epiphyllum having flattened jointed irregularly branching stems and showy tubular flowers

(... is a kind of cactus ) a cactus of the genus Ferocactus: unbranched barrel-shaped cactus having deep ribs with numerous spines and usually large funnel-shaped flowers followed by dry fruits

(... is a kind of cactus ) spring-blooming South American cactus with oblong joints and coral-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Schlumbergera

(... is a member of cactus) constituting the order Opuntiales

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