African Plant Database


Opuntia vulgaris Mill.
Family : CACTACEAE
Protologue : Gard. Dict. ed. VIII. no. 1 (1768)
Information on the genus : Opuntia
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Succulent- Ht 4 - 5 m. Alt: up to 1650 m. Distribution: EC, GA, KN, MP, WC

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

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Eur. 2: 300 (1968).
  • Med-Checklist 1: 118 (1984).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 5471
 
Record n°5471 modified 2008-03-25
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