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Taxon: Opuntia monacantha Haw.

 
Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 25858
Place of publication: Suppl. pl. succ. 81. 1819
Link to protologue:
Comment: not based on Cactus monacanthos Willd.
Name Verified on: 01-Jul-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, São Paulo, Sergipe]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Buenos Aires]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Lebanon, Syria
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa] Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica)

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia


References:

  1. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand. Note: lists as Opuntia monacantha (Willd.) Haw.; = O. vulgaris Mill.
  2. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family 508. Note: lists as Opuntia monacantha (Willd.) Haw.
  3. Angely, J. A. 1965. Flora analitica do Parana.
  4. Babu, C. R. 1977. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun. Note: = Opuntia vulgaris Mill.
  5. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java. Note: = Opuntia vulgaris Mill.
  6. Benson, L. 1982. The cacti of the United States and Canada 923. Note: = Opuntia vulgaris Mill.
  7. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976-. Flores des Mascareignes. Note: lists as Opuntia monacantha (Willd.) Haw.; = O. vulgaris Mill.
  8. Cabrera, A. L., ed. 1965-1970. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires. Note: lists as Opuntia monacantha (Willd.) Haw.; = O. vulgaris Mill.
  9. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  10. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  11. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  12. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  13. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia. Note: lists as Opuntia monacantha (Willd.) Haw.; = O. vulgaris Mill.
  14. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  15. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. Note: lists as Opuntia monacantha (Willd.) Haw.; = O. vulgaris Mill.
  16. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  17. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. Note: lists as Opuntia monacantha (Willd.) Haw.
  18. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  19. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  20. Hunt, D. 1992. CITES Cactaceae checklist
  21. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  22. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  23. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  24. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: lists as Opuntia monacantha (Willd.) Haw.
  25. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba Note: lists as Opuntia monacantha Willd.; = O. vulgaris Mill.
  26. Leuenberger, B. E. 1993. Interpretation and typification of Cactus opuntia L., Opuntia vulgaris Mill., and O. humifusa (Rafin.) Rafin. (Cactaceae). Taxon 42:427.
  27. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: lists as Opuntia monacantha (Willd.) Haw.; = O. vulgaris Mill.
  28. Merrill, E. D. 1922-1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  29. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  30. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia Inkata Press, Melbourne, Australia. Note: = Opuntia vulgaris
  31. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  32. Press, J. R. et al. 2000-. Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (on-line resource)
  33. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district. Note: lists as Opuntia monacantha (Willd.) Haw.; = O. vulgaris Mill.
  34. Taylor, N. & D. Zappi. 2004. Cacti of eastern Brazil
  35. Taylor, N. P. et al. 2002. Realignment and revision of the Opuntioideae of Eastern Brazil. Succ. Pl. Res. 6:128.
  36. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  37. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora. Note: lists as Opuntia monacantha (Willd.) Haw.
  38. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Opuntia monacantha Haw. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=25858. Accessed 18 November 2019.