Cylindropuntia alcahes

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Cylindropuntia alcahes
Cylindropuntia alcahes


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Opuntioideae
Tribus: Cylindropuntieae
Genus: Cylindropuntia
Species: Cylindropuntia alcahes
Subspecies: C. a. subsp. alcahes – C. a. subsp. burrageana – C. a. subsp. gigantensis – C. a. subsp. mcgillii


Cylindropuntia alcahes (F.A.C.Weber) F.M.Knuth, 1936 ["1935"]


  • Opuntia alcahes F.A.C.Weber in Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 1: 321. 1895 syn. sec. Hernández & al. 2014
  • Grusonia alcahes (F.A.C.Weber) G.D.Rowley in Tephrocactus Study Group 12(3): 43. 2006 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
    • Opuntia brevispina H.E.Gates in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 10: 98. 1993 syn. sec. Hunt 2016
  • Cylindropuntia brevispina (H.E.Gates) Backeb., Cactaceae 1: 205. 1958 syn. sec. Hunt 2016


Native distribution areas:
Cylindropuntia alcahes
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • Arizona
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Northwest

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


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español: clavellina
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