Cylindropuntia caribaea

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Cylindropuntia caribaea


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 caribaea


Cylindropuntia caribaea (Britton & Rose) F.M.Knuth, 1936 ["1935"]


  • Opuntia caribaea Britton & Rose, Cactaceae 1: 49, f. 59. 1919 syn. sec. Hunt 2016
  • Grusonia caribaea (Britton & Rose) G.D.Rowley in Tephrocactus Study Group 12(3): 44. 2006 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
    • Opuntia metuenda Pittier in J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 26: 41. 1936 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
  • Cylindropuntia metuenda (Pittier) Backeb., Cactaceae 1: 174. 1958 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Colombia
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Dominican Republic, Haiti, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles

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


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