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M Opuntia pycnantha 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 5108121) with original publication details: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 3(7): 423–424 1896.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Opuntia margaritana (J.M. Coult.) Baxter Synonym M TRO
Opuntia pycnantha var. margaritana J.M. Coult. Synonym L TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-5108121, and has not been changed.