Opuntia aurantiaca

Opuntia aurantiaca

TaxonavigationEdit

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 aurantiaca

NameEdit

  • Opuntia aurantiaca Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 19: t. 1606. 1833.

SynonymsEdit

  • Opuntia extensa Salm-Dyck ex Pfeiff., Enum. Diagn. Cact.: 147. 1837 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
    • Cactus aurantiaca Gillies ex Loudon, Hort. Brit. Suppl. 2: 652. 1839 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
    • Opuntia maldonadensis Arechav. in Anales Mus. Nac. Montevideo 5: 286. 1905 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
  • Cylindropuntia maldonadensis (Arechav.) Backeb., Kaktus-ABC: 122. 1936 ["1935"] syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
  • Austrocylindropuntia maldonadensis (Arechav.) Backeb. in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 23: 13. 1951 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
    • Opuntia montevideensis Speg. in Anales Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires, ser. 3, 4: 515. 1905 syn. sec. Hunt 2016

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Uruguay
    • Introduced into:
      • Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Queensland, Spain, Victoria

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

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Vernacular namesEdit

Afrikaans: Litjieskaktus
العربية: صبير برتقالي
English: tiger-pear, Jointed Pricklypear, Ttiger-pear, Tiger Pear, Jointed Cactus, Jointed Prickly-pear


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