EPPO Global Database

Opuntia microdasys(OPUMI)

Overview
Code created in: 2001-09-30

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: OPUMI
  • Preferred name: Opuntia microdasys
  • Authority: (Lehmann) Pfeiffer

Notes

Mexico. Introduced in Mediterranean, South Africa, USA (southwest), Australia


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cactus microdasys Lehmann
Opuntia macrocalyx Griffiths
Opuntia microdasys var. albispina Fobe
Opuntia microdasys var. laevior Salm-Dyck
Opuntia microdasys var. minor Salm-Dyck
Opuntia microdasys var. pallida Borg

Common names
Name Language
angel's wings English
bunny-ear pricklypear English (US)
Goldopuntie German
figuier d'Inde à aréoles jaunes French
oreilles de lapin French
nopal segador Spanish