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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2750346, with some changes.

M Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) F.M.Knuth is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Kaktus-ABC 124 1935.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. ramosa (Peebles) Backeb. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. thornberi (Thornber & Bonker) Backeb. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Grusonia acanthocarpa (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) G.D.Rowley Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Opuntia acanthocarpa Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Opuntia acanthocarpa var. thornberi (Thornber & Bonker) L.D. Benson Synonym L TRO
Opuntia thornberi Thornber & Bonker Synonym M TRO

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