Taxon: Opuntia leucotricha DC.

 
Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 413967
Place of publication: Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 17:119. 1828
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 01-Jul-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Aaron's-beard prickly-pear  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • duraznillo blanco  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish
  • nopal blanco  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish
  • nopal colorado  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish
  • nopal duraznillo  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish
  • raggopuntia  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas (s.), Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guanajuato, Queretaro]


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam) 505.
  3. Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can)
  4. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  5. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?413967. Accessed 21 April 2018.