This name is a synonym of Opuntia macrocentra Engelm..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 5108196) with original publication details: Bull. Soc. Natl. Acclim. France 49: 83 1902.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:281640-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-5108196.