Cylindropuntia whipplei (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) F.M.Knuth [ Opuntia whipplei Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow]
Torrey, J., Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean in 1853-6 (1856)
Pacif. Railr. Rep.

vol. 4 (1853-1856)
t. 17
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recognized name:
1139594 Cylindropuntia whipplei (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) F.M.Knuth
recognized name (basionym):
720991 Opuntia whipplei Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow
cited name:
720991 Opuntia whipplei Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow
drawing: P. Roetter
family: Cactaceae
subfamily: Opuntioideae
epithet: whipplei

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homotypic synonyms:
Opuntia whipplei Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow;
heterotypic synonyms:
Cylindropuntia hualpaensis (Hester) Backeb.; Grusonia whipplei (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) G.D.Rowley;
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