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Definition of Opuntia vulgaris
Opuntia vulgarisPrickly Prick"ly, a.
Full of sharp points or prickles; armed or covered with
prickles; as, a prickly shrub.
Prickly ash (Bot.), a prickly shrub (Xanthoxylum
Americanum) with yellowish flowers appearing with the
leaves. All parts of the plant are pungent and aromatic.
The southern species is X. Carolinianum. --Gray.
Prickly heat (Med.), a noncontagious cutaneous eruption of
red pimples, attended with intense itching and tingling of
the parts affected. It is due to inflammation of the sweat
glands, and is often brought on by overheating the skin in
Prickly pear (Bot.), a name given to several plants of the
cactaceous genus Opuntia, American plants consisting of
fleshy, leafless, usually flattened, and often prickly
joints inserted upon each other. The sessile flowers have
many petals and numerous stamens. The edible fruit is a
large pear-shaped berry containing many flattish seeds.
The common species of the Northern Atlantic States is
Opuntia vulgaris. In the South and West are many others,
and in tropical America more than a hundred more. O.
vulgaris, O. Ficus-Indica, and O. Tuna are abundantly
introduced in the Mediterranean region, and O. Dillenii
has become common in India.
Prickly pole (Bot.), a West Indian palm (Bactris
Plumierana), the slender trunk of which bears many rings
of long black prickles.
Prickly withe (Bot.), a West Indian cactaceous plant
(Cereus triangularis) having prickly, slender, climbing,
Prickly rat (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of South
American burrowing rodents belonging to Ctenomys and
allied genera. The hair is usually intermingled with sharp
Meaning of Opuntia vulgaris from wikipedia
ficus-indica, the prickly
pear, is a species
that has long been a domesticated
crop plant grown
in agricultural economies
in Synopsis Plantarum
Succulentarum. The name Opuntia vulgaris
is a synonym
ficus-indica, has been misapplied
to this species
- Opuntia dillenii
(Ker Gawl.) Haw. Opuntia vulgaris
var. balearica Raketa
Mena Madagascar Bahamian
dry forests Prickly pears
- O. vulgaris
to: Octopus vulgaris
, the common
octopus, the most studied
of all octopus species Opuntia vulgaris
, a synonym
- Amaranth Amaranthus cruentus Arugula Eruca sativa
Beet (greens) Beta vulgaris vulgaris
Bok choy (白菜) Br****ica rapa (chinensis) Borage greens Borago
- boldinghii Opuntia bravoana Opuntia
chlorotica, dollar-joint prickly-pear Opuntia
de****bens Opuntia depressa Opuntia elata Opuntia
- cardinalis. Another successful program
was the virtual eradication
of Opuntia vulgaris
by the use of cochineal insects
in 1913. Control
of the Eucalyptus...
- onto Opuntia
ficus-indica, then known
as O. vulgaris
, in Sri Lanka
in 1863. D. opuntiae
has been effective against
the weedy prickly
- root gnawing
as one such mechanism
in the Larrea-Opuntia
system. Watt noted
that cyclic fluctuations
- water-lily Nymphoides peltata
floating-heart Opuntia engelmannii
– Engelmann's prickly-pear Opuntia microdasys
ears cactus Orobanche
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