The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Opuntia macrorhiza 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 5101037) with original publication details: Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6(2): 206 1850.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:281649-2.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Opuntia compressa var. macrorhiza (Engelm.) L.D. Benson Synonym L TRO
Opuntia cymochila Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow Synonym M TRO
Opuntia mackensenii Rose Synonym M TRO
Opuntia macrorhiza subsp. macrorhiza Synonym L TRO
Opuntia macrorhiza var. macrorhiza Synonym L TRO
Opuntia mesacantha var. cymochila (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) J.M. Coult. Synonym L TRO
Opuntia mesacantha var. macrorhiza (Engelm.) J.M. Coult. Synonym L TRO
Opuntia rafinesquei f. cymochila (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) Schelle Synonym L TRO
Opuntia tortispina Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow Synonym M TRO
Opuntia tortispina var. cymochila (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) Backeb. Synonym L 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 macrorhiza subsp. potosina (Hern.-Valencia) U. Guzmán & Mandujano Accepted L TRO 1
Opuntia macrorhiza subsp. pottsii (Salm-Dyck) U. Guzmán & Mandujano Accepted L TRO 7

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-5101037.

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