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Opuntia ventanensis (Cactaceae), a New Species from the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Author:
Long, Andrea
Source:
Haseltonia 2012 v.18 pp. 79-84
ISSN:
1070-0048
Subject:
Opuntia, cacti and succulents, flowers, holotypes, new species, plant morphology, plant taxonomy, Argentina
Abstract:
Opuntia ventanensis A. Long (Opuntioideae, Cactaceae) is described as a new species from the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The taxon is distinguished from its closest congeners, O. salmiana and O. aurantiaca, by characters of stem, interareolar area, spine length, flowers and fruit. Figures of the holotype are provided.
Agid:
1274354