Taxon: Maihueniopsis clavarioides (Pfeiff.) E. F. Anderson

Genus: Maihueniopsis
Family: Cactaceae
  Subfamily: Opuntioideae
      Tribe: Tephrocacteae
Nomen number: 426978
Place of publication: Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 71:325. 1999
Name Verified on: 27-Aug-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F, as Opuntia clavarioides)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Mendoza, - San Juan

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam) 400.
  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)


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