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M 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) (data supplied on ) 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: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:1151735-2.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cactus ficus-indica L. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cactus opuntia L. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Opuntia arcei Cárdenas Synonym M TRO
Opuntia castillae Griffiths Synonym M TRO
Opuntia chinensis (Roxb.) K. Koch Synonym M TRO
Opuntia cordobensis Speg. Synonym M TRO
Opuntia ficus-barbarica A.Berger Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Opuntia incarnadilla Griffiths Synonym M TRO
Opuntia megacantha Salm-Dyck Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Opuntia vulgaris Mill. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Platyopuntia vulgaris (Mill.) F.Ritter [Illegitimate] Synonym M WCSP (in review)

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 ficus-indica var. gymnocarpa (F.A.C. Weber) Speg. Accepted L TRO 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2391911.

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