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December 2022

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Opuntia aciculata Griffiths

This species name was first published in in Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 29(3): 10–11. 1916.

At the time of this classification snapshot, this species name was accepted by WFO (placed as the accepted name of a taxon). Its description and other taxonomic data can be found on World Flora Online, id: wfo-0000386662.


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Synonyms of Opuntia aciculata Griffiths

Name Author Protologue Nomenclator WFO link
Opuntia lindheimeri var. aciculata (Griffiths) Bravo in Cact. Suc. Mex. 19: 47. 1974. wfo-0000385633
Opuntia engelmannii subsp. aciculata (Griffiths) U.Guzmán & Mandujano in Cactaceae Syst. Init. 16: 18. 2003. wfo-0000385795
Opuntia engelmannii var. aciculata (Griffiths) D.Weniger Cacti S. W.: 178. 1969. wfo-0000738983
Opuntia engelmannii var. aciculata (Griffiths) Bravo in Cact. Suc. Mex. 19: 47. 1974. wfo-0001289626
Opuntia aciculata var. orbiculata Backeb. Descr. Cact. Nov. 1: 10. 1957. wfo-0001433059