African Plant Database

Opuntia imbricata (Haw.) DC.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 3: 471 (1828) 
Information on the genus : Opuntia
Basionym : Cereus imbricatus Haw.
Status for NA : rejected (problematic), is synonym of : Grusonia imbricata (Haw.) G.D. Rowley
Status for SA : rejected (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cereus imbricatus Haw. (1821)
 Cylindropuntia imbricata (Haw.) F.M. Knuth
 Grusonia imbricata (Haw.) G.D. Rowley (2006)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Succulent- Ht 3 m. Alt: 100 - 1900 m. Distribution: EC, FS, LP, NC, NW, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 50 (1997).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Iberica 2: 63 (1990) 
  • DOBIGNARD, A. (1997). Nouvelles observations sur la flore du Maroc. 3. Candollea 52: 119-157
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°5466 modified 2011-05-16
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