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Taxon: Opuntia stricta (Haw.) Haw. var. dillenii (Ker Gawl.) L. D. Benson

 
Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 310427
Place of publication: Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 41:126. 1969
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • dildo  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • Eltham Indian-fig  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • pipestem prickly-pear  (Source: F SAfr) - English
  • spiny pest-pear  (Source: F Aust) - English
  • spiny prickly-pear  (Source: Aust Pl Common Names) - English
  • sweet prickly-pear  (Source: Cact Fam) - English
  • geeldoringturksvy  (Source: F SAfr) - Afrikaans
  • pypsteelturksvy  (Source: F SAfr) - Afrikaans
  • palma-de-espinho  (Source: Cact EBrazil) - Portuguese
  • palmatória  (Source: Cact EBrazil) - Portuguese
  • opúntia  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • xian ren zhang  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Human food:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3595), Georgia, South Carolina]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Querétaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, United States, [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S.] Virgin Islands (British)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

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

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal, Spain

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. 1996. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581. Note: = Opuntia dillenii (Ker Gawl.) Haw.
  2. Benson, L. 1982. The cacti of the United States and Canada
  3. Bravo-Hollis, H. & H. Sánchez-Mejorada. 1978. Las Cactáceas de México, vol. 1 - 1978, vols. 2,3 - 1991 280.
  4. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  5. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  9. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  10. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds Note: = Opuntia dillenii (Ker Gawl.) Haw.
  11. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. Note: = Opuntia dillenii (Ker Gawl.) Haw.
  12. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  13. Taylor, N. & D. Zappi. 2004. Cacti of eastern Brazil Note: = Opuntia dillenii (Ker Gawl.) Haw.
  14. Weakley, A. S. 2011. Flora of the southern and middle Atlantic states.

Check other web resources for Opuntia stricta (Haw.) Haw. var. dillenii (Ker Gawl.) L. D. Benson :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310427. Accessed 15 October 2019.