Taxon: Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm.

 
Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
  Subfamily: Opuntioideae
      Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 435367
Place of publication: A. Gray, Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6:206. 1850
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Oct-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Missouri, - Oklahoma
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - Utah

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)
  • Britton, N. L. & J. N. Rose The Cactaceae, descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family. 1919-1923 (Cact Britton & Rose)
  • 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)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)

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Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image