Opuntia grahamii Engelm.

, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 3: 304 (1856).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Boston, MA
3: 304
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
C.Wright Opuntia no. 10
Type Herbaria
lectotype MO
Distribution Of Types
Texas (South-Central U.S.A., Northern America)
Type Remarks
Benson designated plate 72 (Rep. U. S. Mex. Bound., Bot. t. 72. 1859) as part of the lectotype.


Ralston and Hilsenb. (Madrono 36: 228. 1989) also lectotypified this taxon, with C. Wright's Opuntia No. 10.


Basionym of
Grusonia grahamii (Engelm.) H.Rob., Phytologia 26(3): 176 (1973).
Nomenclatural link
Opuntia schottii var. grahamii (Engelm.) L.D.Benson, Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 41: 124 (1969).
Nomenclatural link
Corynopuntia grahamii (Engelm.) F.M.Knuth
Nomenclatural link
Corynopuntia grahamii (Engelm.) F.M.Knuth, Kaktus-ABC [Backeb. & Knuth] 116 (1936).
Same citation as
Opuntia grahamii Engelm., Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 3: 304 (1856).