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L Opuntia microdasys subsp. rufida (Engelm.) U. Guzmán & Mandujano is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Opuntia microdasys (Lehm.) Pfeiff. 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 50335292) with original publication details: Cactaceae Syst. Initiat. 16: 18 2003.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Opuntia herrfeldtii Kupper Synonym M TRO
Opuntia lubrica Griffiths Synonym M TRO
Opuntia microdasys var. rufida (Engelm.) K. Schum. Synonym L TRO
Opuntia rufida Engelm. Synonym M TRO
Opuntia rufida var. tortiflora M.S. Anthony Synonym L TRO

The species Opuntia microdasys (Lehm.) Pfeiff. has a further 7 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50335292, and has not been changed.