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  • The western dry areas have the old-world leguminous Astragalus and Prosopis (Mesquit), but are especially characterized by the northward extension of the new-world tropical Cactaceae, Mgmmillaria, Cereus and Opuntia, by succulent Amar llideae such as A gave (of which the so-called American aloe is a type), and by arborescent Liliaceae (Yucca).
  • Prickly pear (opuntia) hedges are as frequent as in Sicily.
  • Prickly pear is the popular name for species of Opuntia (see Cactus).
  • - Prickly Pear (Opuntia vulgaris).
  • In another group, represented by Opuntia (fig.

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