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Taxon: Opuntia tuna (L.) Mill.

 
Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 25875
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Opuntia no. 3. 1768
Link to protologue:
Comment: an implicit reference to a Linnaean basionym may be assumed fide Shenzhen ICN Art. 41, Ex. 6
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominican Republic, Jamaica


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy (incl. Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98
  2. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  4. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family 523.
  5. Backeberg, C. 1958. Die Cactaceae. 467.
  6. Backeberg, C. 1977. Das Kakteen Lexikon. 333.
  7. Benson, L. 1982. The cacti of the United States and Canada 911. Note: mentions
  8. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  9. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  10. Fournet, J. 1978. Flore illustrée des phanerogames de Guadeloupe et de Martinique
  11. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  12. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  13. Hunt, D. 1992. CITES Cactaceae checklist
  14. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  15. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: correct application of name uncertain
  17. Moscoso, R. M. 1943. Catalogus florae domingensis.
  18. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.

Check other web resources for Opuntia tuna (L.) Mill. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=25875. Accessed 22 November 2019.