Opuntia galapageia

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Opuntia galapageia


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 galapageia
Varieties: O. g. var. galapageia – O. g. var. macrocarpa – O. g. var. profusa


  • Opuntia galapageia Hensl., Mag. Zool. Bot. 1: 467. 1837.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Galápagos.

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


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