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Family: Cactaceae  Juss., nom. cons.
subfam. Opuntioideae

Family number: 1896. Last updated: 13-Feb-2004.
Number of accepted genera: 16.
Type genus: Opuntia Mill.
Comment: dicot.

Complete list of genera

References for subfamily:

  • There are no references for this subfamily in GRIN.

Tribes for Opuntioideae:

Subfamily Tribe Subtribe
Opuntioideae Austrocylindropuntieae
Opuntioideae Cylindropuntieae
Opuntioideae Opuntieae
Opuntioideae Pterocacteae
Opuntioideae Tephrocacteae


Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (09 October 2015)

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