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M Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw. 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: Suppl. Pl. Succ. 82 1819.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cactus fragilis Nutt. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cactus pusillus Haw. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Opuntia brachyarthra Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow Synonym M TRO
Opuntia drummondii Graham Synonym M TRO
Opuntia fragilis var. brachyarthra (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) J.M. Coult. Synonym L TRO
Opuntia pusilla (Haw.) Haw. Synonym M TRO
Opuntia tracyi Britton Synonym M TRO
Tunas fragilis Nieuwl. & Lunell Unresolved L WCSP (in review)

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2391882, and has not been changed.