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Genus: Grusonia

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Core Eudicots > Order: Caryophyllales > Familty: Cactaceae

About 17 species, native to the southwestern USA and northwestern Mexico. Two species are cultivated in southern Africa.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002), where they are placed under Opuntia.

Grusonia bulbispina

[= Opuntia bulbispina]

Native to Mexico.

 

Grusonia moelleri

[= Opuntia moelleri]

Native to Mexico.

 

Publications

  • Glen, H.F. 2002. Cultivated Plants of Southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg.

  

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