Cylindropuntia imbricata (Haw.) F.M.Knuth [ Opuntia arborescens Engelm.]
Torrey, J., Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean in 1853-6 (1856)
Pacif. Railr. Rep.

vol. 4 (1853-1856)
t. 18
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Cylindropuntia imbricata (Haw.) F.M.Knuth

name cited:
Opuntia arborescens Engelm.
name recognized:
Cylindropuntia imbricata (Haw.) F.M.Knuth
name recognized (basionym):
Cylindropuntia imbricata (Haw.) F.M.Knuth
drawing: P. Roetter
family: Cactaceae
subfamily: Opuntioideae
epithet cited: arborescens

epithet recognized: imbricatus,-a,-um

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San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
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homotypic synonyms:
Cereus imbricatus Haw.; Grusonia imbricata (Haw.) G.D.Rowley; Opuntia imbricata (Haw.) DC.;
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