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⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.

This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record tro-5100054, with some changes.

M Opuntia basilaris Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow is an accepted name

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

The record derives from Tropicos which reports it as an accepted name (record 5100054) with original publication details: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 3: 298-299 298 1856.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Opuntia basilaris var. brachyclada (Griffiths) Munz Synonym L TRO
Opuntia brachyclada Griffiths Synonym M TRO
Opuntia whitneyana E.M. Baxter Synonym M TRO

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