Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (DC.) F.M.Knuth [ Opuntia vaginata Engelm.]
Bigelow, J.M., Plates to the Cactaceae of Whipple’s expedition (1856)
Expl. Railroad Mississippi Pacific

t. 20
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name recognized:
1139533 Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (DC.) F.M.Knuth
name recognized (basionym):
720427 Opuntia leptocaulis DC.

name cited:
720953 Opuntia vaginata Engelm.

drawing: P. Roetter
family: Cactaceae
subfamily: Opuntioideae
epithet cited: vaginatus,-a,-um

epithet recognized: leptocaulis,-is,-e

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Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A.
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homotypic synonyms:
Grusonia leptocaulis (DC.) G.D.Rowley; Opuntia leptocaulis DC.;
heterotypic synonyms:
Cylindropuntia brittonii (J.G.Ortega) Backeb.; Cylindropuntia mortolensis (Britton & Rose) F.M.Knuth; Opuntia brittonii J.G. Ortega; Opuntia frutescens Engelm.; Opuntia gracilis Pfeiff.; Opuntia ramulifera Salm-Dyck; Opuntia vaginata Engelm.;
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6 1139533 Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (DC.) F.M.Knuth (DC.) F.M.Knuth [Opuntia vaginata Engelm.]
J.M. Bigelow, Expl. Railroad Mississippi Pacific: t. 20 (1856) [P. Roetter]