Opuntia auberi

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Opuntia auberi


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: Opuntia
Series: O. ser. Nopalea
Species: Opuntia auberi


Opuntia auberi Pfeiff., 1840


The specific epithet auberi honors the director of the Botanical Garden in Havana Pedro Alejandro Auber e Fondniare.


  • Nopalea auberi (Pfeiff.) Salm-Dyck, Cact. Hort. Dyck., ed. 1849: 64. 1850 syn. sec. Hunt 2016
    • Nopalea escuintlensis Matuda in Cact. Suc. Mex. 1(3): 43–44. 1956 syn. sec. Hunt 2016


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Cuba
    • Regional: Central America
      • Guatemala, Honduras
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

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


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