Opuntia polyacantha var. trichophora (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) J.M.Coult.

First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 3: 437 (1896)
This variety is accepted
The native range of this variety is SE. Utah to W. Texas and Mexico (Coahuila). It grows primarly in the desert or dry shrubland biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Mexico Northeast, New Mexico, Texas, Utah

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Powell, A.M. & Worthington, R.D. (2018). Flowering plants of Trans-Pecos Texas and ajacent areas: 1-1444. BRIT Press.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico. [Cited as Opuntia polyacantha.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Powell, A.M. & Worthington, R.D. (2018). Flowering plants of Trans-Pecos Texas and ajacent areas: 1-1444. BRIT Press.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Stevens [431], USA K000100863 No
Stevens [495], USA K000100864 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