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Cactaceae Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm.

Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6: 206. 1850


Comanche Spring, New Braunfels, Texas (South-Central U.S.A., Northern America)

Type Information


F.J.Lindheimer 827

Collection Date:


Chosen by:

Benson Cacti U. S. Canada 924. 1982

Type Location:

isoneotype ARIZ
isoneotype BM
isoneotype F
isoneotype PH
isoneotype NY
isoneotype G
isoneotype GH
isoneotype TEX
isoneotype UC
isoneotype US


nomenclatural synonym:Cactaceae Opuntia compressa J.F.Macbr. var. macrorhiza (Engelm.) L.D.Benson Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 25: 251. 1944

Remarks: Benson cited F. J. Lindheimer 827 as "Typical specimen (for joints)"

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