1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Opuntia Mill.
      1. Opuntia dejecta Salm-Dyck

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Nicaragua, Cuba.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua

    Introduced into:

    Queensland, Sardegna, Sicilia, South Australia, Spain, Western Australia

    Opuntia dejecta Salm-Dyck appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    49457.000
    K000100955
    Harding [23030] K000100553
    Palmer [105], Mexico K000062522
    Langlasse [678], Mexico K000062524
    Swingle [201], USA K000100627
    Jan 1, 1995 Manriquez, G.I. [3926], Mexico Nopalea dejecta K000543064

    First published in Hort. Dyck.: 361 (1834)

    Accepted by

    • Verloove, F. & Guiggi, A. (2019). Futher records of cacti (Cactaceae) from Tarragona province (Catalonia), Spain Haseltonia 26: 23-35.
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

    Not accepted by

    • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438. [Cited as Nopalea dejecta.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Verloove, F. & Guiggi, A. (2019). Futher records of cacti (Cactaceae) from Tarragona province (Catalonia), Spain Haseltonia 26: 23-35.
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (2014-continuously updated). Atlas of Living Australia http://www.ala.org.au/.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.

    Sources

    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.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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