Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Opuntia ficus-indica
Cactaceae Juss.
Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill. , legitimate, scientific
Miller, P. (1768), The Gardeners Dictionary Edn. 8: no. 2 [comb. nov.]
basionym: Cactus ficus-indica L. legitimate
Hamilton, A.G. (1892), On the effect which settlement in Australia has produced upon indigenous vegetation. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 26: 235 [secondary reference]
Maiden, J.H. (1898), A preliminary study of the prickly-pears naturalised in New South Wales. Agricultural Gazette of New South Wales 9(9): 990 [secondary reference]
Ross, E.M. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1984), Cactaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 1: 145 [secondary reference]
Telford, I.R.H. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1984), Cactaceae. Flora of Australia 4: 72-74, Map 93 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Cactus ficus-indica L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Opuntia megacantha Salm-Dyck legitimate common name: Indian Fig [n/a]
Dunlop, C.R. (1987), Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Northern Territory. Technical Report: Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory 26: 15 [secondary reference]
Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Cactaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1: 204 [secondary reference]
common name: Spineless Cactus [n/a] common name: Indian Fig [n/a]
Stajsic, V. & Carr, C.W. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1996), Cactaceae. Flora of Victoria 3: 128, Fig. 26n-p [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Cactus ficus-indica L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Opuntia megacantha Salm-Dyck legitimate
Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2000), Cactaceae. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 1: 204 [secondary reference]
common name: Spineless Cactus [n/a] common name: Indian Fig [n/a]
CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Cactus ficus-indica L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Opuntia vulgaris Mill. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Opuntia megacantha Salm-Dyck legitimate taxonomic synonym: Opuntia paraguayensis K.Schum. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA (naturalised), NT (naturalised), SA (naturalised), Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised), ACT (doubtfully naturalised), Vic (naturalised)
Parker, C.M. & Percy-Bower, J.M. (31 March 2016), Updates to Western Australia’s vascular plant census for 2015. Nuytsia 27: 5 [secondary reference]