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Brasiliopuntia brasiliensis


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Opuntioideae
Tribus: Opuntieae
Genus: Brasiliopuntia
Species: B. brasiliensis – B. schulzii

Source(s) of checklist: 
  • Korotkova, N. et al. 2022. Brasiliopuntia in Cactaceae at A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published online. Accessed: 2022 Jan 03. Reference page



  • Basionym
    • Opuntia subg. Brasiliopuntia K.Schum., Gesamtbeschr. Kakt. 651. 1898 [1].
  • Homotypic
    • Opuntia sect. Alatae Salm-Dyck, Hort. Dyck. 184, 359. 1834, nom. illeg.
    • Opuntia ser. Brasilienses Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 1: 209. 1919 [2].


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
      • Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
    • Introduced into:
      • Colombia, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Honduras

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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lietuvių: Tikroji opuncijėlė
русский: Бразилиопунция
svenska: Lövopuntior
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