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Taxon: Opuntia pilifera F. A. C. Weber

 
Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 25863
Place of publication: D. G. J. M. Bois, Dict. hort. 2:894. 1898
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Aug-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Nov-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • cocoche loco  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish
  • nopal crinado  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish
  • nopal de crines  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Oaxaca, Puebla, Tlaxcala]


References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam) 511.
  2. Backeberg, C. 1958. Die Cactaceae 514.
  3. Backeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexikon 327.
  4. Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can) 274.
  5. Bravo-Hollis, H. & H. Sánchez-Mejorada 1978. Las Cactáceas de México, vol. 1 - 1978, vols. 2,3 - 1991 (Cact Mex) 315-317.
  6. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)

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

  • 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=25863. Accessed 15 November 2018.