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.

    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
    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
    '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 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