Austrocylindropuntia shaferi (Britton & Rose) Backeb.

First published in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 23: 14 (1951)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Bolivia to NW. Argentina. It is a succulent shrub and grows primarly in the desert or dry shrubland biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Bolivia

Introduced into:

Canary Is., Morocco

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Kiesling, R. [s.n.], Argentina 65290.000 No
Mar 1, 1979 Shafer, J.A. [90], Argentina Opuntia shaferi K000100926 isotype Yes
Williams [2462], Bolivia Opuntia shaferi K000100766 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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