EPPO Global Database

Carnegiea gigantea(CGZGI)

Code created in: 2001-09-30

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CGZGI
  • Preferred name: Carnegiea gigantea
  • Authority: (Engelmann) Britton & Rose


USA (southwest), Mexico. State flower of Arizona

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cereus giganteus Engelmann

Common names
Name Language
giant cactus English
sage of the desert English
saguaro cactus English
saguaro Spanish
sahuaro Spanish
cacto-candelabro Portuguese
cacto-gigante Portuguese
cacto-saguaro Portuguese
mandacarĂº Portuguese
saguaro Portuguese