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
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua]


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)
  3. Britton, N. L. & J. N. Rose The Cactaceae, descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family. (Cact Britton & Rose)
  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. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)

Check other web resources for Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm. :

Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?435367. Accessed 24 April 2018.