Micropuntia pulchella (Engelm.) M.P.Griff. [ Opuntia pulchella Engelm.]
Engelmann, G., Report on the botany of the expedition of Capt. J.H. Simpson across the great basin of Utah (1859), Appendix M (1876)
Rep. Bot. Exped. Capt. Simpson Utah

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name recognized:
1189135 Micropuntia pulchella (Engelm.) M.P.Griff.
name recognized (basionym):
720723 Opuntia pulchella Engelm.

name cited:
720723 Opuntia pulchella Engelm.

drawing: P. Roetter
family: Cactaceae
subfamily: Opuntioideae
epithet: pulchellus,-a,-um

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Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A.
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homotypic synonyms:
Corynopuntia pulchella (Engelm.) F.M.Knuth; Grusonia pulchella (Engelm.) H.Rob.; Opuntia pulchella Engelm.;
heterotypic synonyms:
Micropuntia barkleyana Daston; Micropuntia brachyrhopalica Daston; Micropuntia gracilicylindrica Wiegand & Backeb.; Micropuntia pygmaea Wiegand & Backeb.; Micropuntia spectatissima Daston; Micropuntia tuberulosirhopalica Wiegand & Backeb.; Micropuntia wiegandii Backeb.;
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