Cactus opuntia L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 468 (1753)
This name is a synonym of Opuntia ficus-indica

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Hunt, D., Taylor, N. & Chales, G. (2006). The new Cactus lexicon Text: 1-373. dh books, Milborne Port, England. [Cited as Opuntia humifusa.]
  • Park, C.W. (ed.) (2018). Flora of Korea 3: 1-131. National Institute of Biological Resources. [Cited as Opuntia ficus-indica.]

Other Data

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Sources

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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