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Taxon: Opuntia stricta (Haw.) Haw.

 
Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 25872
Place of publication: Syn. pl. succ. 191. 1812
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Apr-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental:
  • Medicines:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3595), Georgia, Louisiana (s.), South Carolina, Virginia (Isle of Wight Co.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (British), Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • CHINA: China

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s.e.)

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: New Caledonia

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


References:

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  2. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam) 520.
  3. Backeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexicon 331.
  4. Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can) 931.
  5. Bravo-Hollis, H. & H. Sánchez-Mejorada 1978. Las Cactáceas de México, vol. 1 - 1978, vols. 2,3 - 1991 (Cact Mex) 278-280.
  6. Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares. (F Iberica)
  7. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  8. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
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  10. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  11. Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. 2008 (Pl Angol)
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  13. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  14. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  15. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  16. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  17. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
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  32. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  33. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)

Check other web resources for Opuntia stricta (Haw.) Haw. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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:
  • 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
  • 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=25872. Accessed 14 November 2018.