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Opuntia engelmannii  Salm-Dyck ex Engelm.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 912419

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Opuntia X subarmata Griffiths (pro sp.)
    Opuntia cantabrigiensis Lynch
    Opuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck
    Opuntia subarmata Griffiths
    Opuntia bensonii Sánchez-Mej.
    Opuntia neochrysacantha Bravo
    Opuntia rastrera F.A.C. Weber
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  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyCactaceae Juss. – cactus, cacti  
                               GenusOpuntia Mill. – figues de Barbarie, pricklypear, cholla  
                                  SpeciesOpuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm.  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Variety Opuntia engelmannii var. cuija Griffiths & Hare – cactus apple 
                                     Variety Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm.  
                                     Variety Opuntia engelmannii var. flavispina (L.D. Benson) B.D. Parfitt & Pinkava – cactus apple, Engelmann's pricklypear 
                                     Variety Opuntia engelmannii var. flexospina (Griffiths) B.D. Parfitt & Pinkava – cactus apple, few-spined marble-seeded prickly-pear 
                                     Variety Opuntia engelmannii var. lindheimeri (Engelm.) B.D. Parfitt & Pinkava – Texas pricklypear 
                                     Variety Opuntia engelmannii var. linguiformis (Griffiths) B.D. Parfitt & Pinkava – cactus apple, tongue pricklypear 

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  Source: Checklist of CITES Species Part 1 CITES species index, CD-ROM (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2011. Checklist of CITES species (CD-ROM). CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 2-88323-030-7. Available online at or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Opuntia engelmannii   
  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   
  Reference for: Opuntia engelmannii   
  Source: Tropicos, 2007 - 2013, database (version 2013)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: Tropicos, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at   
  Reference for: Opuntia engelmannii   
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  Comment: CITES: Appendix II listed under Cactaceae, adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  
    Opuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck (TSN 195316), published in April 1850, is a later isonym of Opuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm., published in January 1850 (per IPNI & Tropicos, 2013)  



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