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Opuntia is a genus in the cactus family, Cactaceae. The most common culinary species is the Indian fig opuntia (O. ficus-indica). Most culinary uses of the term ...
Opuntia is a very large genus of cacti, varying in size from 2 inches tall (5 cm) miniature plants to 100 feet tall (30 m) trees. They are native from Canada, to ...
Opuntia. This page is devoted to opuntias or opuntioids (which have been split into several genera). They bear some of the most beautiful flowers in the cactus world!
Opuntia, also known as nopales (see below), or Paddle Cactus from the resemblance to the ball-and-paddle toy, is a genus in the cactus family, Cactaceae.
Opuntia is the most widespread of all genera in the cactus family. The genus occurs naturally throughout North and South America from as far north as Canada, through ...
The Plants Database includes the following 61 species of Opuntia. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles.
noun 1. any cactus of the genus Opuntia, esp prickly pear, having fleshy branched stems and green, red, or yellow flowers
Most species of Opuntia contain a range of Alkaloids in ample quantities, notably substituted Phenethylamines. While the mere presence of such compounds has been ...
:any of a large genus (Opuntia) of American cacti with usually yellow flowers and flat or terete joints usually studded with tubercles bearing spines or prickly hairs ...