Opuntia pilifera

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Opuntia pilifera


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
Species Opuntia pilifera


Opuntia pilifera F.A.C.Weber, 1898


  • Opuntia pilifera var. aurantiisaeta Backeb., Descr. Cact. Nov. 1: 10. 1957 ["1956"] syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Southwest
    • Introduced into:
      • Canary Is., France, Italy, Sicilia, Spain

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


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español: cocoche loco, nopal crinado, nopal de crines
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