Opuntia humifusa (Raf.) Raf. [ Opuntia rafinesquei var. Engelm.]
Bigelow, J.M., Plates to the Cactaceae of Whipple’s expedition (1856)
Expl. Railroad Mississippi Pacific

t. 11
<        >        navigate through volume
name recognized:
720349 Opuntia humifusa (Raf.) Raf.
name recognized (basionym):
720740 Opuntia rafinesquei Engelm.

name cited:
720745 Opuntia rafinesquei var. Engelm.

cited variety: minor
drawing: P. Roetter
family: Cactaceae
subfamily: Opuntioideae
epithet cited: rafinesquei

epithet recognized: humifusus,-a,-um

Illustration contributed by:
Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A.
link to this page:
contact about this record

homotypic synonyms:
Cactus humifusus Raf.;
no full size  illustration available (3a)