EPPO Global Database

Opuntia tuna(OPUTN)

Overview
Code created in: 2001-09-30

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: OPUTN
  • Preferred name: Opuntia tuna
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Miller

Notes

Caribbean (Jamaica), South America (northwest). Cultivated in  many countries as an ornamental cactus


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cactus tuna Linnaeus
Opuntia jamaicensis Britton & Harris

Common names
Name Language
Indian fig English (AU)
tuna French
nopal Spanish
tuna Spanish
figueira-da-índia Portuguese
figueira-de-barbária Portuguese
nopal Portuguese
tabaibeira Portuguese
tabaibeira-comum Portuguese
опунция туна Russian