Definition of Opuntia. Meaning of Opuntia. Synonyms of Opuntia

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Definition of Opuntia

Opuntia
Opuntia O*pun"ti*a, n. [NL.] (Bot.) A genus of cactaceous plants; the prickly pear, or Indian fig.

Meaning of Opuntia from wikipedia

- (2n=22) Opuntia chisosensis Opuntia clavata Opuntia cochenillifera Opuntia comonduensis Opuntia columbiana Opuntia confusa Opuntia covillei Opuntia cur****avica...
- Opuntia ficus-indica, the prickly pear, is a species of cactus that has long been a domesticated crop plant grown in agricultural economies throughout...
- po****tions of this cactus are stable. Little Jr., Elbert L. (1976). "Map 104, Opuntia fulgida". Atlas of United States Trees. 3 (Minor Western Hardwoods). US...
- Opuntia humifusa, commonly known as the devil's-tongue, Eastern prickly pear or Indian fig, is a cactus of the genus Opuntia present in parts of eastern...
- Opuntia macrocentra, the long-spined purplish prickly pear or purple pricklypear, is a cactus found in the lower Southwestern United States and Northwestern...
- Opuntia microdasys (angel's-wings, bunny ears cactus, bunny cactus or polka-dot cactus) is a species of flowering plant in the cactus family Cactaceae...
- Opuntia basilaris, the beavertail cactus or beavertail pricklypear, is a cactus species found in the southwest United States. It occurs mostly in the...
- 800 species of cacti mostly fall into one of two groups of "core cacti": opuntias (subfamily Opuntioideae) and "cactoids" (subfamily Cactoideae). Most members...
- Opuntia alta is a cactus species in the genus Opuntia. It is a large plant, with some older specimens forming trees to 4.6 metres (15 ft) tall. It resembles...
- Opuntia monacantha, commonly known as drooping prickly pear, cochineal prickly pear, or Barbary fig, is a species of plant in the family Cactaceae native...
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