Golden Saguaros

"Golden Saguaros" have abnormal coloration ranging from a pale yellow to a bright golden color; this coloration can be on all or just part of the saguaro. Cactuses with non-uniform coloration are known as variegated cactuses. Variegation is due to a rare mutation wherein the plant's meristematic tissue loses the ability to produce cholorplasts, causing a lack of chlorophyll in the epidermis.

Click on the "photo", "gold #" or "#-name" to see more information about it
The number on the bottom of each column is the number of photos on that page.
gold_1 gold_2 gold_3 gold_4 gold_5 gold_6 gold_7 gold_8 gold_9 gold10
12 1 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
gold11 gold12 gold13 gold14 gold15 gold16 gold17 gold18 gold19 gold20
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
gold21 gold22 gold23 gold24 gold25 gold26 gold27 gold28 gold29 gold30
1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1-Golden Arms | 2-Golden Arm| 3-Golden Arm| 4-Golden Trunk| 5-Albino Saguaro| 6-Golden Trunk| 7-Golden Trunk| 8-Golden Trunk| 9-Golden Trunk|                       
10-Golden Trunk & Arms| 11-Golden Arm| 12-Golden Arm| 13-Golden Trunk| 14-Golden Arm| 15-Golden Trunk| 16-Golden Trunk| 17-Golden Trunk & Arms|
18-Golden Trunk| 19-Golden Trunk| 20-Golden Arm|

Total "Golden Saguaro's Published" = 24

Total "Golden Saguaro's Photos Published" = 40

Last updated June, 2016
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