1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Opuntia Mill.
      1. Opuntia megapotamica Arechav.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Brazil to NE. & N. Central Argentina.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Brazil South, Uruguay

    Opuntia megapotamica Arechav. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Anales Mus. Nac. Montevideo, ser. 2, 1: 42 (1905)

    Accepted by

    • Laura Las Peñas, M. & al. (2017). Taxonomic and cytogenetic studies in Opuntia ser. Armatae (Cactaceae) Botany 95: 101-120.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Laura Las Peñas, M. & al. (2017). Taxonomic and cytogenetic studies in Opuntia ser. Armatae (Cactaceae) Botany 95: 101-120.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

    Sources

    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