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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Caryophyllales (117)

        Family: Cactaceae (18)(family description)

          Genus: Opuntia (4)

            Epithet: bravoana E.M. Baxter (1)

bravoana => in honor of Dr. Helia Bravo Hollis (1901-2001), Mexican well-known cactus specialist

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: red, yellow

External links

Check for Opuntia bravoana at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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