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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2391911, with some changes.

L Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Opuntia (family Cactaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Gard. Dict. ed. 8 2 1768.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Cactus chinensis Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Cactus elongatus Willd. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Cactus ficus-indica L. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Opuntia arcei Cárdenas Synonym L TRO
Opuntia chinensis (Roxb.) K. Koch Synonym L TRO
Opuntia cordobensis Speg. Synonym L TRO
Opuntia vulgaris Mill. Synonym L TRO

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