• Definition for "pereskia"
    • A genus of cacti of the tribe Opuntieæ,…
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pereskia definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of cacti of the tribe Opuntieæ, characterized by the numerous large spreading petals in many rows, and the stigma with very many clustered or spiral rays.
    • genus of tropical American shrubby trees and woody climbers having slender branches with broad flat leaves and large panicles of flowers
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