Genus: Nopalea Salm-Dyck

Possible synonym of: Opuntia Mill.

Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Genus number: 15574
Last updated: 17-Apr-2012
Accession Count: 8 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: accepts
  2. Hunt, D. et al., eds. 2006. The new cactus lexicon Note: accepts
  3. Hunt, D. R. & N. P. Taylor. 1990. The genera of Cactaceae: progress towards consensus. Bradleya 8:88. Note: = Opuntia Mill.
  4. Leuenberger, B. E. 1987. A preliminary list of Cactaceae from the Guianas and recommendations for future collecting and preparation of specimens. Willdenowia 16:504. Note: = Opuntia Mill.
  5. Stuppy, W. 2002. Seed characters and the generic classification of the Opuntioideae (Cactaceae). Succ. Pl. Res. 6:50. Note: = Opuntia Mill.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 17 July 2019.