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Common name

English: Indian fig opuntia

German: Feigenkaktus

Mandarin: 梨果仙人掌 (li guo xian ren zhang)

Portuguese: Figueira da Índia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Caryophyllales (117)

        Family: Cactaceae (18)(family description)

          Genus: Opuntia (4)

            Epithet: ficus-indica (L.) P. Mill. (1)

Synonyms: Cactus decumanus Willd., Cactus ficus-indica L., Cactus maximus Colla

maximus => largest

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

External links

Check for Opuntia ficus-indica at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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