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This genus is accepted, and its native range is SW. & Central U.S.A. to Venezuela, Caribbean.
Cylindropuntia imbricata (tree cholla)

Native to:

Arizona, California, Colombia, Colorado, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Kansas, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Utah, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Botswana, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Chile North, Ecuador, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Libya, Morocco, Namibia, New South Wales, New Zealand North, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Peru, Queensland, Saudi Arabia, South Australia, Spain, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Victoria, Western Australia, Zimbabwe

Cylindropuntia (Engelm.) F.M.Knuth appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nye kaktusbog: 35, 102 (1930)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0