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M Opuntia phaeacantha 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 5100078) with original publication details: Mem. Amer. Acad. Arts, n.s. 4(1): 51–52 1849.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:281659-2.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Opuntia angustata Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow Synonym M TRO
Opuntia chihuahuensis Rose Synonym M TRO
Opuntia discata Griffiths Synonym M TRO
Opuntia dulcis Engelm. Synonym M TRO
Opuntia engelmannii var. discata (Griffiths) A. Nelson Synonym L TRO
Opuntia laevis J.M. Coult. Synonym M TRO
Opuntia megacarpa Griffiths Synonym M TRO
Opuntia mojavensis Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow Synonym M TRO
Opuntia phaeacantha var. brunnea Engelm. Synonym L TRO
Opuntia phaeacantha var. chihuahuensis (Rose) Bravo Synonym L TRO
Opuntia phaeacantha var. discata (Griffiths) L.D. Benson & Walk. Synonym L TRO
Opuntia phaeacantha var. flavispina L.D. Benson Synonym L TRO
Opuntia phaeacantha var. laevis (J.M. Coult.) L.D. Benson Synonym L TRO
Opuntia phaeacantha var. major Engelm. Synonym L TRO
Opuntia phaeacantha var. nigricans Engelm. Synonym L TRO
Opuntia phaeacantha var. phaeacantha Synonym L TRO
Opuntia phaeacantha var. spinosibacca (M.S. Anthony) L.D. Benson Synonym L TRO
Opuntia procumbens Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow Synonym M TRO
Opuntia superbospina Griffiths Synonym M TRO
Opuntia zuniensis 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 phaeacantha var. camanchica (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) L.D. Benson Accepted L TRO 2
Opuntia phaeacantha var. wootonii (Griffiths) L.D. Benson Accepted L TRO 2

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-5100078.

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