Opuntia humifusa (Raf.) Raf. [ Opuntia fuscoatra Engelm.]
Bigelow, J.M., Plates to the Cactaceae of Whipple’s expedition (1856)
Expl. Railroad Mississippi Pacific

(1856)
t. 11
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name recognized:
720349 Opuntia humifusa (Raf.) Raf.
name recognized (basionym):
171709 Opuntia humifusa (Raf.) Raf.

name cited:
720269 Opuntia fuscoatra Engelm.

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

epithet recognized: humifusus,-a,-um

Illustration contributed by:
Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A.
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homotypic synonyms:
Cactus humifusus Raf.;
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