Jump to: SynonymsCommon NamesEconomic ImportanceDistributional RangeReferencesOther Web References

Taxon: Opuntia microdasys (Lehm.) Pfeiff.

 
Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 410381
Place of publication: Enum. diagn. Cact. 154. 1837
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-1998 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:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental:
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Querétaro]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, South Australia]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family 508.
  3. Benson, L. 1982. The cacti of the United States and Canada
  4. Britton, N. L. & J. N. Rose. 1919-1923. The Cactaceae, descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family.
  5. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  8. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  9. Hosking, J. R. et al. 1988. Distribution and biological control of cactus species in eastern Australia. Pl. Protect. Quart. 3:119.
  10. Hunt, D. et al., eds. 2006. The new cactus lexicon
  11. Hunt, D. 1992. CITES Cactaceae checklist
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  13. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  14. Irish, M. 2001. The ornamental prickly pear industry in the southwestern United States. Florida Entomol. 84:484.
  15. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants
  16. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Opuntia microdasys (Lehm.) Pfeiff. :

  • 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
  • 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=410381. Accessed 20 November 2019.