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Suculentas \ Cactaceae \ Opuntioideae

Opuntioideae
(K. Schumann 1898)


Etymology: Similar to the Opuntia plants.
Origin: Virtually the entire American continent.

Plants vary greatly in habit, from caespitosa up tree. They usually have leaves but these are often not persistent. Almost all species have a strong segmentation. They glochids and thorns, in many cases retrobarbadas. Daytime flowers.
Garden in Cheste (Valencia)
Garden in Cheste (Valencia)
Appearance presenting a thorn without its papery sheath.
Appearance presenting a thorn without its papery sheath.
Both stems and Articles growing a small cylindrical leaves that emerge appear shortly after.
Both stems and Articles growing a small cylindrical leaves that emerge appear shortly after.
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Principales Taxones:
Austrocylindropuntia (Backeberg 1938)

Austrocylindropuntia (Backeberg 1938)

Etymology: Opuntias Cylindrical australes, or south.
Origin: North of Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru.

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Brasiliopuntia ((Schumann) Berger)

Brasiliopuntia ((Schumann) Berger)

Etymology: Opuntia Of brasil. Although it can find in near countries.
Origin: South edge of Brazil, north of Argentina, Peru and Bolivia.

Género monotípico, vease Brasiliopuntia brasiliensis. Leer Más

Cylindropuntia (F.M. Knuth 1935)

Cylindropuntia (F.M. Knuth 1935)

Etymology: Greek [Kylindros], Opuntia shaped cylinder.

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Grusonia (H. Robinson 1973)

Grusonia (H. Robinson 1973)

Etymology: Dedicated to Hermann Gruson, (1821-1895) German engineer based in Magdeburg and cacti grower.

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Opuntia (P. Miller 1754)

Opuntia (P. Miller 1754)


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Otros Taxones:
Consolea
Cumulopuntia
Maihueniopsis
Miqueliopuntia
Pereskiopsis (Britton & Rose 1907)
Pterocactus
Quiabentia (Britton & Rose 1923)
Tacinga
Tephrocactus
Tunilla