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M Cylindropuntia tunicata (Lehm.) F.M.Knuth is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Cylindropuntia (family Cactaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Kaktus-ABC 126 1935.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cactus tunicatus Lehm. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Cylindropuntia tunicata var. aricensis F.Ritter Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Cylindropuntia tunicata var. chilensis F.Ritter Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Grusonia tunicata (Lehm.) G.D.Rowley Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Opuntia puelchana A. Cast. Synonym M TRO
Opuntia tunicata (Lehm.) Pfeiff. Synonym M WCSP (in review)

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2750457.

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