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Echin- ... Prickly, spiny. ... Origin: G. Echinos, hedgehog, sea urchin ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: e-kī′nō, ek′in Definitions: 1. Prickly, spiny.
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Echinoascotheca is a genus of fungi in the family Phaeotrichaceae. This is a monotypic genus, containing the single species Echinoascotheca duplooformis. ...
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Echinobunus elegans is a species of harvestmen in a monotypic genus in the family Sclerosomatidae. ...
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(Eagle Claws, Golden Barrel, Hedgehog Cactus, Mexican Giant Barrel, Mother-In-Law's Chair, Mule Crippler) This group consists of six cacti native to Mexico and the southwestern U.S. These globular- to barrel-shaped plants (Hedgehog Cactus) vary in size from small plants only 41/2 inches wide to gian...
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[n] - any cactus of the genus Echinocactus
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noun any cactus of the genus Echinocactus; strongly ribbed and very spiny; southwestern United States to Brazil
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(from the article `barrel cactus`) ...for a group of more or less barrel-shaped cacti, family Cactaceae, native to North and South America. It is most often used for two large-stemmed ...
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Echinocactus is a genus of cacti in the subfamily Cactoideae. The generic name derives from the Ancient Greek εχινος (echinos), meaning "spiny," and cactus. It and Ferocactus are the two genera of barrel cactus. Members of the genus usually have heavy spination and relatively large flowers. T...
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Echinocactus is a genus of cactaceous plants inhabiting Mexico and South America, and remarkable for their peculiar forms, being globular, rectangular, or cylindrical, and without leaves, fluted and ribbed, with stiff spines clustered on woolly cushions. Some of them are very bulky. The flowers are ...
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1) Barrel cactus 2) Cactus
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Echinocactus grusonii is a well known species of cactus native to central Mexico from San Luis Potosi to Hidalgo. Described by Heinrich Hildmann in 1891, it is popularly known as the Golden Barrel Cactus, Golden Ball or, amusingly, Mother-in-Law`s Cushion. It belongs to the small genus Echinocactus...
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Echinocactus horizonthalonius is a species of cactus known by several common names, including devilshead, turk`s head cactus, blue barrel cactus, eagle`s claw, horse maimer, and visnaga meloncillo. It is native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico, where it occurs in desert habitat...
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Echinocactus platyacanthus is a species of cactus (family Cactaceae). It is native to central Mexico. This species may grow to be the most massive of all barrel cacti. ==Gallery== File:Echinocactus platyacanthus 16days 1.jpg|Echinocactus platyacanthus at 16 days File:Echinocactus platyacanthus9.jpg...
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Echinocactus polycephalus is a cactus that occurs in the Mojave Desert region of Arizona, California, and Nevada. It also occurs in the Sonoran Desert region of southern California and northern Sonora, Mexico. The stems are sometimes solitary, but more often in clusters of as many as 30, each up to...
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Echinocandins are antifungal drugs that inhibit the synthesis of glucan in the cell wall, probably via noncompetitive inhibition of the enzyme 1,3-β glucan synthase and are thus called penicillin of antifungals (a property shared with papulacandins). Beta glucans are polymers which, linked in thei...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ē-kī-nō-kan′din Definitions: 1. A class of antifungal compounds targeting the fungal cell wall. Action is by specific and noncompetitive inhibition of the (1,3)-β-d-glucan synthase enzyme complex that forms glucan polymers; a major component of the...
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Echinocandin B is a lipopeptide with antifungal activity. It is a fermentation product of Aspergillus nidulans, and precursor to the antifungal drug anidulafungin. It was the first of the echinocandin class, discovered in 1974 in Aspergillus nidulans var. echinulatus A 32204 in Germany. ...
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Echinocardium is a genus of sea urchins of the family Loveniidae, known as heart urchins. ...
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Echinocardium australe, or the New Zealand heart urchin is a sea urchin of the family Loveniidae, endemic to New Zealand. Length is up to 40 mm. ...
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(from the article `heart urchin`) The common heart urchin (Echinocardium cordatum) occurs in all oceans. Spatangus purpureus is common on the coasts of western Europe, the ...
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Echinocardium cordatum, or the sea potato, is a sea urchin in the family Loveniidae. It is found in sub-tidal regions in temperate seas around the world and lives buried in the sandy sea floor. The sea potato is a heart shaped urchin clothed in a dense mat of furrowed yellowish spines which grow fr...
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Echinocereta is a genus of snout moths. It was described by Neunzig in 1997. The genus contains only one species, Echinocereta strigalis, which is found in Arizona, California, Texas, Utah and Mexico. The wingspan is 30-43 mm for males and 33-44 mm for females. The larvae feed on Echinocereus speci...
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(Claret Cup Hedgehog, Cylinder Bells, Hedgehog Cacti, Lace Cactus, Porcupine Hedgehog, Rainbow Cactus, Strawberry Cactus) This group consists of about fifty cacti from the southern U.S. and Mexico. These pretty cacti come in a wide range of shapes and colors. Some species form round, spiny mounds an...
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