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This name is a synonym of Opuntia stricta .
The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Pl. Hist. Succ. 2: t. 138, f. C 1799.
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 Cactus opuntia in version 1 of The Plant List.