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Opuntia echios barringtonensis

Opuntia echios var. barringtonensis in Santa Fe, Galápagos Is. (Ecuador)

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Opuntioideae
Tribus: Opuntieae
Genus: Opuntia
Series: O. ser. Armatae
Species: Opuntia echios
Varietas: O. e. var. barringtonensis – O. e. var. echios – O. e. var. gigantea – O. e. var. inermis – O. e. var. zacana

Opuntia echios J.T.Howell, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 21: 49. 1933.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Caribbean

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Howell, J.T. (1933) Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 21: 49.

Additional references

Korotkova, N., Aquino, D., Arias, S., Eggli, U., Franck, A. , Gómez-Hinostrosa, C., Guerrero, P.C., Hernández, H.M., Kohlbecker, A., Köhler, M., Luther, K., Majure, L.C., Müller, A., Metzing, D., Nyffeler, R., Sánchez, D., Schlumpberger, B. & Berendsohn, W.G. 2021. Cactaceae at Caryophyllales. org–a dynamic online species-level taxonomic backbone for the family. Willdenowia 51(2): 251–270. DOI: 10.3372/wi.51.51208 Open access Reference page.


Korotkova, N. et al. 2022. Opuntia echios in Cactaceae at A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published online. Accessed: 2022 Jan 04. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2022. Opuntia echios in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2022 Jan 04. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2022. Opuntia echios. Published online. Accessed: Jan 04 2022. 2022. Opuntia echios. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 04 Jan 2022.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Opuntia echios in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 2022 Jan 04.

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