Taxon: Opuntia rastrera F. A. C. Weber

Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
  Subfamily: Opuntioideae
      Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 25865
Place of publication: D. G. J. M. Bois, Dict. hort. 2:896. 1898
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Nov-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi


  • Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam) 515.
  • Backeberg, C. 1958. Die Cactaceae 511.
  • Backeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexikon 328.
  • Bravo-Hollis, H. & H. Sánchez-Mejorada 1978. Las Cactáceas de México, vol. 1 - 1978, vols. 2,3 - 1991 (Cact Mex) 256.
  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)

Check other web resources for Opuntia rastrera F. A. C. Weber :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.