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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 Melbourne ICN Art 41, Ex. 5
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  2. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  4. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam) 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. 1982 (Cact US Can) 911.
  8. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  9. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  10. Fournet, J. Flore illustree des phanerogames de Guadeloupe et de Martinique. 1978 (F GuadMart)
  11. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  12. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  13. Hunt, D. CITES Cactaceae checklist. 1992 (CITES Cact L)
  14. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  15. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  17. Moscoso, R. M. Catalogus florae domingensis. (L Doming)
  18. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=25875. Accessed 21 October 2018.