Opuntia elata var. delaetiana F.A.C.Weber

First published in Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 10: 392 (1904)
This variety is accepted
The native range of this variety is SE. Bolivia to N. Argentina. It is a succulent shrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Paraguay

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Laura Las Peñas, M. & al. (2017). Taxonomic and cytogenetic studies in Opuntia ser. Armatae (Cactaceae). Botany 95: 101-120. [Cited as Opuntia elata var. cardiosperma.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Laura Las Peñas, M. & al. (2017). Taxonomic and cytogenetic studies in Opuntia ser. Armatae (Cactaceae). Botany 95: 101-120.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Shafer [130], Argentina Opuntia delaetiana K000100904 No
Shafer [116], Argentina Opuntia delaetiana K000100905 No
Shafer [141], Paraguay Opuntia delaetiana K000100715 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