Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) F.M.Knuth [ Opuntia acanthocarpa 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. 18
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recognized name:
1139450 Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) F.M.Knuth
recognized name (basionym):
719850 Opuntia acanthocarpa Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow
cited name:
719850 Opuntia acanthocarpa Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow
family: Cactaceae
subfamily: Opuntioideae
epithet: acanthocarpus,-a,-um

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contact about this record homotypic synonyms:
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa subsp. major (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) U.Guzmán; Grusonia acanthocarpa (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) G.D.Rowley; Opuntia acanthocarpa Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow;
heterotypic synonyms:
Opuntia thornberi Thornber & Bonker;
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