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Taxon: Opuntia megasperma J. T. Howell

 
Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 25855
Place of publication: Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 21:46. 1933
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Aug-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jan-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador [Galapagos Islands]


References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam) 507.
  2. Backeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexikon 324.
  3. Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can) 273.
  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. Wiggins, I. L. & D. M. Porter Flora of the Galapagos islands. (F Galap)

Check other web resources for Opuntia megasperma J. T. Howell :

  • 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=25855. Accessed 16 October 2018.