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Taxon: Opuntia robusta H. L. Wendl. ex Pfeiff.

 
Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 25866
Place of publication: Enum. diagn. Cact. 165. 1837 (H. L. Wendland, Cat. hort. Herrnh. 1835, num. nud.?)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 17 (9 active, 16 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental:
  • Human food:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Mexico, Queretaro]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales (s.w.), South Australia (s.e.), Victoria]


References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam) 516.
  2. Backeberg, C. 1958. Die Cactaceae 1:533.
  3. Backeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexikon 329.
  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) 333-334.
  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. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  9. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  10. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  11. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  12. Hosking, J. R. et al. 1988. Distribution and biological control of cactus species in eastern Australia Pl. Protect. Quart. 3:120.
  13. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  15. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  16. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  18. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora fanerogámica del Valle de México. (F Valle Mex)
  19. Vigueras G., A. L. & L. Portillo 2001. Uses of Opuntia species and the potential impact of Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Mexico Florida Entomol. 84:494.

Check other web resources for Opuntia robusta H. L. Wendl. ex Pfeiff. :

  • 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
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=25866. Accessed 17 November 2018.