Vascular Plants

APC: Opuntia
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APC (version 51689388) published 4/07/22 by amonro
APC Dist.
WA (naturalised), NT (naturalised), SA (naturalised), Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised), Vic (naturalised)
Plantae / Charophyta / Equisetopsida / Magnoliidae / Caryophyllanae / Caryophyllales / Cactaceae
22 sub taxa
Opuntia Mill., legitimate CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census Opuntia subg. Cylindropuntia Engelm., legitimate (1857) pro parte nomenclatural synonymNopalea Salm-Dyck, legitimate (1850) taxonomic synonymCylindropuntia (Engelm.) F.M.Knuth, legitimate (1936) pro parte taxonomic synonymAustrocylindropuntia Backeb., legitimate (1938) pro parte taxonomic synonym
Opuntia aurantiaca Lindl., legitimate Telford, I.R.H. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1984), Cactaceae. Flora of Australia 4 Opuntia ferox (Willd.) Haw., legitimatepro parte misapplication by Bailey, F.M. (1900), The Queensland Flora 2Tiger Pear, [n/a] common name
Opuntia cochenillifera (L.) Mill., legitimate CHAH (31 July 2018), Australian Plant Census Opuntia cochinelifera Mill., orth. var. (1768) orthographic variantOpuntia cochinellifera I.Telford, orth. var. (1984) orthographic variantOpuntia cochenill Jessup, orth. var. (2003) orthographic variantCactus cochenillifer L., legitimate (1 May 1753) nomenclatural synonymNopalea cochenillifera (L.) Salm-Dyck, legitimate (1850) nomenclatural synonym
Opuntia dillenii (Ker Gawl.) Haw., legitimate CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census Cactus dillenii Ker Gawl., legitimate (1818) nomenclatural synonymOpuntia stricta var. dillenii (Ker Gawl.) L.D.Benson, legitimate (1969) nomenclatural synonym
Opuntia elata Link & Otto ex Salm-Dyck, legitimate CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census Opuntia cardiosperma K.Schum., legitimate (1899) taxonomic synonymOpuntia bonaerensis Speg., legitimate (1901) taxonomic synonymOpuntia paraguayensis K.Schum., legitimatemisapplication by Telford, I.R.H. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1984), Cactaceae. Flora of Australia 4Opuntia paraguayensis K.Schum., legitimatemisapplication by Swinbourne, R.F.G. in Jessop, J.P. & Toelken, H.R. (ed.) (1986), Cactaceae. Flora of South Australia Edn. 4, 1Opuntia paraguayensis K.Schum., legitimatemisapplication by Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Cactaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1Opuntia paraguayensis K.Schum., legitimatemisapplication by Stajsic, V. & Carr, C.W. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1996), Cactaceae. Flora of Victoria 3
Opuntia elatior Mill., legitimate CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census Opuntia bergeriana F.A.C.Weber ex A.Berger, legitimate (1904) taxonomic synonym
Opuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm., legitimate CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census Opuntia discata Griffiths, legitimate (1908) nomenclatural synonymOpuntia lindheimeri Engelm., legitimate (1850) taxonomic synonymOpuntia lindheimeri Engelm. var. lindheimeri, legitimate (1896) taxonomic synonymOpuntia phaeacantha var. discata (Griffiths) L.D.Benson & Walk., legitimate (1965) taxonomic synonym
Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill., legitimate CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census Cactus ficus-indica L., legitimate (1 May 1753) nomenclatural synonymOpuntia vulgaris Mill., legitimate (1768) taxonomic synonymOpuntia megacantha Salm-Dyck, legitimate (1834) taxonomic synonymOpuntia paraguayensis K.Schum., legitimate (1899) taxonomic synonym
Opuntia humifusa (Raf.) Raf., legitimate Telford, I.R.H. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1984), Cactaceae. Flora of Australia 4 Cactus humifusus Raf., legitimate (1820) nomenclatural synonymCactus opuntia L., legitimate (1 May 1753) taxonomic synonymCactus compressus Salisb., nom. illeg., nom. superfl. (1796) taxonomic synonymOpuntia compressa J.F.Macbr., legitimate (1922) taxonomic synonymOpuntia opuntia J.M.Coult., nom. inval., tautonym (1896) taxonomic synonymCreeping Pear, [n/a] common name
Opuntia microdasys (Lehm.) Pfeiff., legitimate CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census Cactus microdasys Lehm., legitimate (1827) nomenclatural synonymOpuntia sp. B, [n/a] (18 March 2005) taxonomic synonym
Opuntia monacantha Haw., legitimate CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census Opuntia vulgaris Mill., legitimatemisapplication by Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Cactaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1Opuntia vulgaris Mill., legitimatemisapplication by Stajsic, V. & Carr, C.W. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1996), Cactaceae. Flora of Victoria 3
Opuntia polyacantha Haw., legitimate CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census Opuntia sphaerocarpa var. utahensis Engelm., legitimate (1863) nomenclatural synonymOpuntia erinacea var. utahensis (Engelm.) L.D.Benson, legitimate (1969) taxonomic synonymOpuntia rhodantha K.Schum., legitimate (1898) taxonomic synonymOpuntia sp. C, [n/a] (18 March 2005) taxonomic synonym
Opuntia puberula Pfeiff., legitimate CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census Opuntia lubrica Griffiths, legitimate (1910) taxonomic synonymOpuntia sp., [n/a] (1984) taxonomic synonymOpuntia tenuispina Engelm., legitimatemisapplication by Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Cactaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1
Opuntia schickendantzii F.A.C.Weber, legitimate CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census Cylindropuntia schickendantzii (F.A.C.Weber) Backeb., legitimate (1936) nomenclatural synonymAustrocylindropuntia schickendantzii (F.A.C.Weber) Backeb., legitimate (1951) nomenclatural synonym
Opuntia stricta (Haw.) Haw., legitimate CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census Cactus strictus Haw., legitimate (1803) nomenclatural synonymOpuntia stricta (Haw.) Haw. var. stricta, legitimate (1969) nomenclatural synonymCactus opuntia var. inermis DC., legitimate (1799) taxonomic synonymOpuntia inermis (DC.) DC., legitimate (1828) taxonomic synonymOpuntia bentonii Griffiths, legitimate (1912) taxonomic synonymOpuntia vulgaris Mill., legitimatemisapplication by Bailey, F.M. (1900), The Queensland Flora 2
Opuntia sulphurea Gillies ex Salm-Dyck, legitimate CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census Opuntia sulphurea G.Don ex Loudon, nom. inval., nom. nud. (1830) taxonomic synonym

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