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Taxon: Opuntia stenopetala Engelm.

 
Genus: Opuntia
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Nomen number: 435365
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 3:289. 1856
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Feb-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • arrastradillo  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish
  • nopal serrano  (Source: Cact Fam) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Queretaro]


References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  2. Britton, N. L. & J. N. Rose The Cactaceae, descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family. (Cact Britton & Rose)
  3. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)

Check other web resources for Opuntia stenopetala Engelm. :

  • 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=435365. Accessed 11 December 2018.