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L Opuntia macrorhiza subsp. pottsii (Salm-Dyck) U. Guzmán & Mandujano is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm. in the genus Opuntia (family Cactaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 50335284) with original publication details: Cactaceae Syst. Initiat. 16: 18 2003.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Opuntia ballii Rose Synonym M TRO
Opuntia delicata Rose Synonym M TRO
Opuntia filipendula Engelm. Synonym M TRO
Opuntia macrorhiza var. pottsii (Salm-Dyck) L.D. Benson Synonym L TRO
Opuntia pottsii Salm-Dyck Synonym M TRO
Opuntia setispina Engelm. ex Salm-Dyck, L. Synonym M TRO
Opuntia tenuispina Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow Synonym M TRO

The species Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm. has a further 10 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50335284, and has not been changed.