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.
Typification:
Name Verified on: 01-Jul-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Jan-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()
  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Weed: (fide F Aust, as O. vulgaris; Econ Pl Aust, as O. vulgaris; Weeds SAfr 2001)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao 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, [Java] 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:

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  6. Benson, L. 1982. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can) 923.
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  8. Cabrera, A. L., ed. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires. (F BuenAir)
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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=25858. Accessed 27 April 2018.