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M Opuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 50187383) with original publication details: Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6(2): 207–208 1850.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:60447905-2.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Opuntia alta Griffiths Synonym M TRO
Opuntia cacanapa Griffiths & Hare Synonym M TRO
Opuntia chisosensis (M.S. Anthony) D.J. Ferguson Synonym M TRO
Opuntia dillei Griffiths Synonym M TRO
Opuntia engelmannii var. alta (Griffiths) Weniger Synonym L TRO
Opuntia engelmannii var. cacanapa (Griffiths & Hare) Weniger Synonym L TRO
Opuntia engelmannii subsp. engelmannii Synonym L TRO
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii Synonym L TRO
Opuntia engelmannii var. subarmata (Griffiths) Weniger Synonym L TRO
Opuntia engelmannii var. texana (Griffiths) Weniger Synonym L TRO
Opuntia lindheimeri var. chisosensis M.S. Anthony Synonym L TRO
Opuntia lindheimeri var. subarmata (Griffiths) Elizondo & Wehbe Synonym L TRO
Opuntia lindheimeri var. tricolor (Griffiths) L.D. Benson Synonym L TRO
Opuntia subarmata Griffiths Synonym M TRO
Opuntia texana Griffiths Synonym M TRO
Opuntia tricolor Griffiths Synonym M TRO

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 engelmannii var. dulcis (Engelm.) J.M. Coult. ex K. Schum. Accepted L TRO 1
Opuntia engelmannii var. flavescens (Peebles) L.D. Benson Accepted L TRO 1
Opuntia engelmannii subsp. lindheimeri (Engelm.) U. Guzmán & Mandujano Accepted L TRO 4
Opuntia engelmannii var. linguiformis (Griffiths) B.D.Parfitt & Pinkava Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2

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Earlier versions

This name record (from Tropicos) 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 engelmannii in version 1 of The Plant List.