African Plant Database

Opuntia robusta J.C. Wendl.
Protologue : Cat. Hort. Herrenh. (1835)
Information on the genus : Opuntia
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Succulent- Ht 5 m. Alt: up to 2000 m. Distribution: EC, FS, KN, LP, NC, NW, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 50 (1997).
  • El Mokni R., F. Verloove & al. (2020). New records of cacti (Opuntioideae & Cactoideae, Cactaceae) from Tunisia. Bradleya 29: 44

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • 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
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Record n°5477 modified 2012-11-28
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