Cacti are native only to the Americas but include many highly regarded ornamentals that have been exported around the world. The flowers are usually showy (Fig. 24.14), with numerous stamens, petals, and sepals. The sepals are often colored like the petals, and the inferior ovary develops into a berry. There are possibly more than 1,500 species, most occurring in drier subtropical regions. The leaves of many are reduced in size or more often in the form of spines, with
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