Opuntia elata

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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. Armatae
Species: Opuntia elata
Varietates: O. e. var. cardiosperma – O. e. var. elata

Name[edit]

Opuntia elata Link & Otto ex Salm-Dyck, Hort. Dyck. 361 (-362). (1834)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Opuntia elata Link & Otto, Verh. Vereins Beford. Gartenbaues Konigl. Preuss. Staaten 6: 434. (1830), nom. inval.
  • Heterotypic
    • Opuntia elata var. oblongata E.Walther, J. Cact. Succ. Soc. Amer. 1: 204. (1930)

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Paraguay, Uruguay
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil South, Brazil West-Central
    • Introduced into:
      • Cuba, Italy, Portugal, Sicilia, Spain

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

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