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Taxon: Opuntia elatior Mill.

 
Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 25838
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Opuntia no. 4. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Jul-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Jul-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, [Redonda] Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles [Curacao, Saba]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Java]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


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) 497.
  3. Babu, C. R. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun. (HF Dehra Dun)
  4. Backeberg, C. 1958. Die Cactaceae 489.
  5. Backeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexikon 316.
  6. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  7. Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can) 273.
  8. Bhandari, M. M. Flora of the Indian desert. (F IndDes)
  9. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  10. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  11. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  12. Hunt, D. CITES Cactaceae checklist. 1992 (CITES Cact L)
  13. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. Saldanha, C. J. Flora of Karnataka. (F Karnataka)
  16. Singh, N. P. et al., eds. Flora of Maharashtra state. (F Maharashtra)
  17. Standley, P. C. Flora of Costa Rica. (F CRStand)
  18. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  19. Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2) Flora Madhya Pradesh. (F Madhya Prad)
  20. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Opuntia elatior Mill. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=25838. Accessed 12 November 2018.