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Taxon: Opuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm. var. linguiformis (Griffiths) B. D. Parfitt & Pinkava

Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae subfamily: Opuntioideae tribe: Opuntieae.
Nomen number: 435356
Place of publication: Madroño 35:347. 1988
Name verified on: 27-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Feb-2005
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:


See other conspecific taxa:


Common names:

  • cowtongue cactus   (Source: Cact Fam ) – English
  • cowtongue prickly-pear   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
More:

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide F NAmer)
More:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:


Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Opuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm. var. linguiformis (Griffiths) B. D. Parfitt & Pinkava:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden

Check other databases for images:

  • Google Images 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
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?435356 (24 October 2014)

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