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Opuntia engelmannii var. flexospina  (Griffiths) B.D. Parfitt & Pinkava
Taxonomic Serial No.: 195320

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Variety  
  Synonym(s): Opuntia flexospina Griffiths
 
    Opuntia strigil var. flexospina (Griffiths) L.D. Benson
 
    Opuntia engelmannii var. flexispina (Griffiths) B.D. Parfitt & Pinkava
 
  Common Name(s): cactus apple
 
    few-spined marble-seeded prickly-pear [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderCaryophyllanae   
                         OrderCaryophyllales   
                            FamilyCactaceae Juss. – cactus, cacti  
                               GenusOpuntia Mill. – figues de Barbarie, pricklypear, cholla  
                                  SpeciesOpuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm.  
                                     VarietyOpuntia engelmannii var. flexospina (Griffiths) B.D. Parfitt & Pinkava – cactus apple, few-spined marble-seeded prickly-pear  
       

 References
       
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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Opuntia engelmannii var. flexospina   
       
  Source: The International Plant Names Index (IPNI), 2007 - 2013, database (version 2013)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: The International Plant Names Index, botanical information system from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, the Harvard University Herbaria, and the Australian National Herbarium, available at http://www.ipni.org/index.html   
  Reference for: Opuntia engelmannii var. flexospina   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Opuntia engelmannii var. flexospina   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Opuntia engelmannii var. flexospina   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Review of Plant Taxa for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 58, no. 188   
  Page(s): 51144-51190   
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  Reference for: Opuntia engelmannii var. flexospina, few-spined marble-seeded prickly-pear [English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: US ESA: Potential candidate without sufficient data on vulnerability, as published in Federal Register Volume 58, Number 188, Pages 51144 - 51190, September 30, 1993  
 

 

   

 
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