Opuntia humifusa

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Opuntia humifusa


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. Setispinae
Species: Opuntia humifusa
Varietas: O. h. var. ammophilia – O. h. var. humifusa


Opuntia humifusa (Raf.) Raf., 1830.


  • Cactus humifusus Raf., Ann. Nat. 1: 15. 1820.


  • Rafinesque-Schmaltz, C.S. 1830. Medical Flora 2:247.
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Eastern Prickly Pear, Indian Fig, Low Prickly Pear, Smooth Prickly Pear
svenska: Krypopuntia
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