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Taxon: Opuntia azurea Rose

 
Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 25821
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12:291, t. 24. 1909
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Aug-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • coyotillo  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish
  • nopal coyotillo  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Durango, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes]


References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  2. Backeberg, C. 1958. Die Cactaceae 500.
  3. Backeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexikon 311.
  4. Bravo-Hollis, H. & H. Sánchez-Mejorada 1978. Las Cactáceas de México, vol. 1 - 1978, vols. 2,3 - 1991 (Cact Mex) 271-272.
  5. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)

Check other web resources for Opuntia azurea Rose :

  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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?id=25821. Accessed 19 November 2018.