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
Name Verified on: 01-Jul-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2003
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: Vara kulturvaxt namn) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi, - Tamaulipas, - Zacatecas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Guanajuato, - Queretaro

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam) 505.
  • Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can)
  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)

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