Genus: Opuntia Mill.

 
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Opuntieae
Common names: prickly-pear
Genus number: 8512
Last updated: 13-Feb-2004
Accession Count: 721 (298 active, 247 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001. (Cact Fam)
  • Majure, L. C. et al. 2012. Phylogeny of Opuntia s.s. (Cactaceae): Clade delimitation, geographic origins, and reticulate evolution. Amer. J. Bot. 99:847-864.
  • Stuppy, W. 2002. Seed characters and the generic classification of the Opuntioideae (Cactaceae). Succ. Pl. Res. 6:51.
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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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=8512. Accessed 16 October 2018.