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Taxon: Opuntia myriacantha F. A. C. Weber

Synonym of Opuntia echios J. T. Howell

Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 25859
Place of publication: D. G. J. M. Bois, Dict. hort. 2:894. 1898 (non Link & Steudel 1841)
Link to protologue:
Comment: an illegitimate later homonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53) that is unavailable for use
Name Verified on: 21-Oct-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family 499. Note: ?= Opuntia galepageia Henslow
  2. Backeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexikon. 325. Note: = O. galepageia var. myriacantha
  3. Wiggins, I. L. & D. M. Porter. 1971. Flora of the Galapagos islands.

Check other web resources for Opuntia myriacantha F. A. C. Weber :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=25859. Accessed 4 April 2020.