1. Family: Cactaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Opuntia Mill.
      1. Opuntia elata Link & Otto ex Salm-Dyck

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Bolivia to Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) and N. to Argentina.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay, Uruguay

    Introduced into:

    Cuba, Portugal

    Opuntia elata Link & Otto ex Salm-Dyck appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Hunt, D. 51292.000
    Nee, M. [51190], Bolivia K000251163
    Shafer, J.A. [120], Uruguay K000100943 isotype
    Shafer [142], Paraguay K000100716
    Zardini, E.M. [34689], Paraguay K000100036
    Zardini, E.M. [36769], Paraguay K000100037
    Zardini, E.M. [36396], Paraguay K000100038
    Zardini, E.M. [36613], Paraguay K000100039
    Zardini, E.M. [32124], Paraguay K000100040
    Zardini, E.M. [35762], Paraguay K000100235
    Zardini, E.M. [35695], Paraguay K000100041
    Zardini, E.M. [34245], Paraguay K000100042
    Zardini, E.M. [33584], Paraguay K000100043
    Zardini, E.M. [38312], Paraguay K000100044
    Zardini, E.M. [35762], Paraguay K000100045
    Zardini, E.M. [31991], Paraguay K000100046
    Zardini, E.M. [28586], Paraguay K000100047
    Zardini, E.M. [28699], Paraguay K000100048
    Zardini, E.M. [39176], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100022
    Zardini, E.M. [37824], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100023
    Zardini, E.M. [37875], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100024
    Zardini, E.M. [38065], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100025
    Zardini, E.M. [49762], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100026
    Zardini, E.M. [35505], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100027
    Zardini, E.M. [34246], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100028
    Zardini, E.M. [34856], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100029
    Zardini, E.M. [20250], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100030
    Zardini, E.M. [35695], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100031
    Zardini, E.M. [31809], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100032
    Zardini, E.M. [37878], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100033
    Zardini, E.M. [35506], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100034
    Zardini, E.M. [34493], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100035
    Zardini, E.M. [39225], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100251
    Zardini, E.M. [31936], Paraguay Opuntia anacantha K000100252
    Nee, M. [51437], Bolivia Opuntia kiska-loro K000035169
    Nee [42128], Bolivia Opuntia kiska-loro K000100739
    Nee [49472], Bolivia Opuntia kiska-loro K000035167

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

    Accepted by

    • Laura Las Peñas, M. & al. (2017). Taxonomic and cytogenetic studies in Opuntia ser. Armatae (Cactaceae) Botany 95: 101-120.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • 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.
    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • 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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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