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M Opuntia aciculata Griffiths 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: Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 29: 10 1916.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:281603-2.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Opuntia engelmannii subsp. aciculata (Griffiths) U.Guzmán & Mandujano Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Opuntia engelmannii var. aciculata (Griffiths) Weniger Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Opuntia engelmannii var. aciculata (Griffiths) Bravo Synonym L TRO
Opuntia engelmannii var. flexospina (Griffiths) B.D.Parfitt & Pinkava Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Opuntia flexospina Griffiths Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Opuntia lindheimeri var. aciculata (Griffiths) Bravo Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Opuntia strigii var. flexospina (Griffiths) L.D.Benson Synonym L WCSP (in review)

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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 aciculata in version 1 of The Plant List.