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M Opuntia polyacantha Haw. 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 5100168) with original publication details: Suppl. Pl. Succ. 82 1819.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:290995-2.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Opuntia heacockiae Arp Synonym M TRO
Opuntia juniperina Britton & Rose Synonym M TRO
Opuntia missouriensis DC. Synonym M TRO
Opuntia missouriensis var. rufispina Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow Synonym L TRO
Opuntia missouriensis var. trichophora Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow Synonym L TRO
Opuntia polyacantha var. juniperina (Britton & Rose) L.D. Benson Synonym L TRO
Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Synonym L TRO
Opuntia polyacantha var. rufispina (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) L.D. Benson Synonym L TRO
Opuntia polyacantha var. trichophora (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) J.M. Coult. Synonym L TRO
Opuntia trichophora (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) Britton & Rose Synonym M TRO
Tunas polyacantha (Haw.) Nieuwl. & Lunell 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 polyacantha var. albispina (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) J.M. Coult. Accepted L TRO 1
Opuntia polyacantha var. hystericina (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) B.D. Parfitt Accepted L TRO 5
Opuntia polyacantha var. nicholii (L.D. Benson) B.D. Parfitt Accepted L TRO 2
Opuntia polyacantha var. platycarpa (Engelm.) J.M. Coult. Accepted L TRO 1
Opuntia polyacantha var. schweriniana (K. Schum.) Backeb. Accepted L TRO 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-5100168.

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