Opuntia polyacantha | Opuntia missouriensis var. platycarpa Engelm. |
ID illustration: 71791ID basionym cited:720562
ID publication: 245ID species cited:720562
ID volume: 1507ID basionym recognized:720692
ID genus cited: 1677ID species recognized:720692
ID genus recognized: 1677

Bigelow, J.M., Plates to the Cactaceae of Whipple’s expedition (1856)
Expl. Railroad Mississippi Pacific

: (1856)
t. 14
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name recognized:
720692 Opuntia polyacantha

name cited:
720562 Opuntia missouriensis var. platycarpa Engelm.
P. Roetter
family: Cactaceae
subfamily: Opuntioideae
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epithet recognized:

Illustration contributed by:
Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A.
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heterotypic synonyms:
Opuntia missouriensis DC.; Opuntia trichophora (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) Britton & Rose;
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Opuntia polyacantha Haw. [Opuntia missouriensis var. platycarpa Engelm.]
J.M. Bigelow, Expl. Railroad Mississippi Pacific, t. 14 (1856) [P. Roetter]