Taxon: Opuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm. var. linguiformis (Griffiths) B. D. Parfitt & Pinkava

 
Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
  Subfamily: Opuntioideae
      Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 435356
Place of publication: Madroño 35:347. 1988
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Feb-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • cowtongue cactus  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • cowtongue prickly-pear  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F NAmer)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - South Australia
  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Coahuila
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Opuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm. var. linguiformis (Griffiths) B. D. Parfitt & Pinkava :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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.