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Cactaceae Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm.

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


Western Texas, Texas (South-Central U.S.A., Northern America)

Type Information


F.J.Lindheimer 1251

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lectotype MO


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

nomenclatural synonym:Cactaceae Opuntia mesacantha var. macrorhiza (Engelm.) J.M.Coult.

Remarks: According to Crook & Mottram (Bradleya 18: 116. 2000), Benson's LT. process may constitute Lectotypification step 2

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