Consolea spinosissima

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Consolea spinosissima


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 spinosissima


Consolea spinosissima (Mill.) Lem., 1862


  • Opuntia spinosissima Mill., Gard. Dict., ed. 8: Opuntia No. 88. 1768 syn. sec. Hunt 2016
    • Cactus spinosissimus Martyn, Cat. Hort. Bot. Cantabrig.: 88. 1771 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
    • Opuntia cruciata Pfeiff., Enum. Diagn. Cact.: 167. 1837 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Cayman Islands, S. Jamaica, Haiti (Navassa Island).

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


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