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M Opuntia elatior 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 4 1768.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cactus elatior (Mill.) Willd. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Opuntia bergeriana F.A.C.Weber ex A.Berger Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Opuntia megalantha Griffiths Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Opuntia nigricans (Haw.) Haw. Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2391929.

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