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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.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

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 de Zaragoza, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Querétaro]


References:

  1. Anderson, E. F. 2001. The cactus family
  2. Britton, N. L. & J. N. Rose. 1919-1923. The Cactaceae, descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family.
  3. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=435365. Accessed 18 November 2019.