1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Opuntia Mill.
      1. Opuntia phaeacantha Engelm.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & SW. U.S.A. to N. Mexico.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah

    Introduced into:

    Austria, Czechoslovakia, Italy

    Opuntia phaeacantha Engelm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Wright [0], USA K000100664
    Wright [0], USA K000100663
    Fendler [250], Mexico K000100665
    Palmer [69], Mexico K000062552
    Palmer [168], Mexico K000062551
    Rose [17050], USA K000100612
    Clokey [8431], USA K000100608
    Clokey [8431], USA K000100609
    Clokey [8656], USA K000100611
    Clokey [8656], USA K000100610
    Stevens [682.5], USA Opuntia phaeacantha var. camanchica K000100613
    Pringle, C.G. [0], Arizona Opuntia phaeacantha var. laevis K000100614 isotype
    Rose [17630], USA Opuntia phaeacantha var. major K000100616
    Coville [544], USA Opuntia phaeacantha var. major K000100615

    First published in Mem. Amer. Acad. Arts, n.s., 4: 51 (1849)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Del Guacchio, E. (2015). Integrazioni, aggiornamenti e note alla flora esotica della Campania Informatore Botanico Italiano 47: 147-154.
    • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press.
    • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.
    • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
    • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Del Guacchio, E. (2015). Integrazioni, aggiornamenti e note alla flora esotica della Campania Informatore Botanico Italiano 47: 147-154.
    • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press.
    • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.
    • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
    • Fischer, M.A. & Niklfeld, H. (eds.) (2011). Floristische Neufunde (99-123) Neilreichia 6: 365-396.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

    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/
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    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