Cylindropuntia wolfii

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Cylindropuntia wolfii
Cylindropuntia wolfii


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 wolfii


Cylindropuntia wolfii (L.D.Benson) M.A.Baker, J. Arizona-Nevada Acad. Sci. 33(2): 150 (2001).


  • Basionym
    • Opuntia echinocarpa var. wolfii L.D.Benson, Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 41: 33 (1969).
  • Homotypic
    • Grusonia wolfii (L.D.Benson) G.D.Rowley, Tephrocactus Study Group 12(3): 45 (2006).
    • Opuntia wolfii (L.D.Benson) M.A.Baker, Madroño 39(2): 108 (1992).


Native distribution areas:
Cylindropuntia wolfii
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • California.
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northwest.

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Wolf's Cholla
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