Opuntia engelmannii

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Opuntia engelmannii


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales
Classification System: APG III (down to family level)

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

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Opuntioideae
Tribus: Opuntieae
Genus: Opuntia
Series: O. ser. Tunae
Species: Opuntia engelmannii
Varieties: O. e. var. cuija – O. e. var. engelmannii – O. e. var. flavispina – O. e. var. flexospina – O. e. var. lindheimeri – O. e. var. linguiformis


Opuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm.



  • Boston Journal of Natural History. Boston, MA 6:208. 1850
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Engelmann's Prickly Pear
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