1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Opuntia Mill.
      1. Opuntia curassavica (L.) Mill.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Caribbean to N. Venezuela.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 200 m.; Llanura del Caribe.
    Habit
    Arbusto
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Aruba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Leeward Is., Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles

    Opuntia curassavica (L.) Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Ekman H [H4037], Haiti Opuntia taylorii K000035305
    Leonard H [3501], Haiti Opuntia taylorii K000035296
    Ekman H [H7597], Haiti Opuntia antillana K000100672

    First published in Gard. Dict. ed. 8: n.º 7 (1768)

    Accepted by

    • Mottram, R. (2013). Linnaean cactus legacy The Cactician 3: 1-83.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Mottram, R. (2013). Linnaean cactus legacy The Cactician 3: 1-83.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0