Opuntia aurea

Opuntia aurea

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. Xerocarpeae
Species: Opuntia aurea

NameEdit

  • Opuntia aurea E.M.Baxter, Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 5(6): 489 (-490; photogrs.). 1933.

SynonymsEdit

  • Homotypic
    • Opuntia basilaris var. aurea (E.M.Baxter) W.T.Marshall & T.M.Bock, Cactaceae 65. 1941.
    • Opuntia erinacea var. aurea (E.M.Baxter) S.L.Welsh, Great Basin Naturalist 46(2): 255. 1986.
    • Opuntia lubrica var. aurea (E.M.Baxter) Backeb., Cactaceae 1: 585. 1958.

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southtern Central USA
      • S. Utah to N. Arizona

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

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: golden pricklypear, Golden Pricklypear, Golden Prickly-pea
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