Consolea moniliformis

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Consolea moniliformis
Consolea moniliformis


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: Consolea
Species: Consolea moniliformis



Consolea moniliformis (L.) A.Berger, 1926


  • Cactus moniliformis L., Sp. Pl.: 468. 1753 syn. sec. Hunt 2016
  • Cereus moniliformis (L.) DC. in Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 17: 60. 1828 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
  • Opuntia moniliformis (L.) Haw. ex Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 2(2-5): 221. 1841 syn. sec. Hunt 2016
  • Nopalea moniliformis (L.) K.Schum., Gesamtbeschr. Kakt.: 750. 1898 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
    • Cactus ferox Willd., Enum. Pl., Suppl.: 35. 1814 syn. sec. Hunt 2016
  • Consolea ferox (Willd.) Lem. in Rev. Hort. 34: 174. 1862 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
    • Opuntia ferox Haw., Suppl. Pl. Succ.: 82. 1819 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
    • Opuntia dolabriformis Pfeiff., Enum. Diagn. Cact.: 167. 1837 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
    • Opuntia haitiensis Britton in Smithsonian Misc. Collect. 50: 513. 1908 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • SE. Cuba, Hispaniola to Puerto Rico (Mona Island, Desecheo Island).

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



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Vernacular names

English: tuna
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