Opuntia decumbens

Opuntia decumbens

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. Nopalea
Species Opuntia decumbens

NameEdit

  • Opuntia decumbens Salm-Dyck, Hort. Dyck. 185, 361. 1834.

SynonymsEdit

  • Opuntia repens Karw. ex Salm-Dyck, Hort. Dyck.: 361. 1834 syn. sec. Majure 2021
  • Opuntia decumbens var. longispina Eichlam in Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 21: 116. 1911 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
  • Opuntia maxonii G.J.Ortega, Apuntes Fl. Indig. Sinaloa, Fam. Cact. C: 11. 1929 syn. sec. Tropicos
  • Opuntia decumbens var. scheinvariana E.Paniagua syn. sec. Tropicos

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

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

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Vernacular namesEdit

español: Lengua de Vaca, Nopal de Culebra
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