Opuntia velutina

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Opuntia velutina


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 velutina


Opuntia velutina F.A.C.Weber, 1904


  • Opuntia atropes Rose in Smithsonian Misc. Collect. 50: 518. 1908 syn. sec. Hunt 2016
    • Opuntia nelsonii Rose in Smithsonian Misc. Collect. 50: 516. 1908 syn. sec. Tropicos
    • Opuntia affinis Griffiths in Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 27(6): 27–28. 1914 syn. sec. Tropicos
  • Opuntia velutina var. affinis (Griffiths) Bravo in Cact. Suc. Mex. 17(4): 119. 1972 syn. sec. Tropicos


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • Mexico

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Bulletin du Museum d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris 10:389. 1904

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