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Taxon: Opuntia leucotricha DC.

Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae subfamily: Opuntioideae tribe: Opuntieae.
Nomen number: 413967
Place of publication: Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 17:119. 1828
Name verified on: 01-Jul-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Aug-2003
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES OF CONSERVATION CONCERN BECAUSE RARE OR ENDANGERED

Species on the following lists:


Common names:

  • Aaron's-beard prickly-pear   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English
  • duraznillo blanco   (Source: Cact Fam ) – Spanish
  • nopal blanco   (Source: Cact Fam ) – Spanish
  • nopal colorado   (Source: Cact Fam ) – Spanish
  • nopal duraznillo   (Source: Cact Fam ) – Spanish
  • raggopuntia   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas [s.], Zacatecas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Guanajuato, Queretaro

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

References:

More:

Check other web resources for Opuntia leucotricha DC.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?413967 (20 August 2014)

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