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M Opuntia microdasys (Lehm.) Pfeiff. 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) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Enum. Diagn. Cact. 154 1837.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:136806-1.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cactus microdasys Lehm. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Opuntia macrocalyx Griffiths Synonym M TRO
Opuntia microdasys var. albispina Fobe Synonym L TRO
Opuntia microdasys var. laevior Salm-Dyck Synonym L TRO
Opuntia microdasys subsp. microdasys Synonym L TRO
Opuntia microdasys var. minor Salm-Dyck Synonym L TRO
Opuntia microdasys var. pallida Borg Synonym L TRO

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Opuntia microdasys subsp. rufida (Engelm.) U. Guzmán & Mandujano Accepted L TRO 5

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Earlier versions

This name record (from WCSP (in review)) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Opuntia microdasys in version 1 of The Plant List.