Cylindropuntia bigelovii (Engelm.) F.M.Knuth

First published in Nye kaktusbog: 131 (1930)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Nevada to New Mexico and NW. Mexico. It is a succulent shrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Arizona, California, Mexico Northwest, Nevada, New Mexico

Introduced into:

Canary Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Verloove, F. & al. (2018). New cactus records from Gran Canaria with a key to the opuntioid species now established in the Canary islands. Haseltonia 25: 115-124.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Verloove, F. & al. (2017). New records of naturalised and invasive cacti (Cactaceae) from Gran Canaria and Tenerife, Canary islands, Spain. Bradleya. Yearbook of the British Cactus and Succulent Society 35: 58-79.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Rose [16769], Mexico Opuntia bigelovii K000062513 No
Sheldon [0], Mexico Opuntia bigelovii K000062514 No
Opuntia bigelovii K000100945 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images