Opuntia macrocentra

Opuntia macrocentra
Opuntia macrocentra

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. Strigiles
Species Opuntia macrocentra

NameEdit

Opuntia macrocentra Engelm., 1856.

SynonymsEdit

  • Opuntia violacea Engelm., Not. Milit. Reconn. 2: 157. 1848 syn. sec. Parfitt & Gibson 2003
  • Opuntia violacea Engelm. ex B.D.Jacks., Index Kew. 2: 358. 1895 syn. sec. Parfitt & Gibson 2003
  • Opuntia violacea var. macrocentra (Engelm.) L.D.Benson, Cacti Ariz., ed. 3: 21. 1969 syn. sec. Parfitt & Gibson 2003
    • Opuntia shreveana C.Z.Nelson in Gatesburg Reg. 1915 syn. sec. Tropicos
    • Opuntia violacea var. castetteri L.D.Benson in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 41(3): 125. 1969 syn. sec. Parfitt & Gibson 2003

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
 
Opuntia macrocentra
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • Arizona
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • New Mexico, Texas
    • Introduced into:
      • Canary Is.

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

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Long-spined purplish prickly pear, Purple prickly pear
español: Nopal violaceo
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