1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Opuntia Mill.
      1. Opuntia repens Bello

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Haiti, Puerto Rico to Virgin Islands.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Haiti, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico

    Opuntia repens Bello appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 2013 Sintenis, P. [4019], Puerto Rico K000035295 isoneotype
    Howard [18577], Puerto Rico K000035294
    Ekman H [H4539], Haiti Opuntia ekmanii K000100692

    First published in Anales Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 10: 277 (1881)

    Accepted by

    • Majure, L.C., Soltis, D.E., Soltis, P.S. & Judd, W.S. (2014). A case of mistaken identity, Opuntia abjecta, long-lost in synonymy under the Caribbean species, O. triacantha, and a reassessment of the enigmatic O. cubensis Brittonia 66: 118-130. New York Botanical Garden.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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