Opuntia nejapensis Bravo 1972

Plants treelike with distinct trunks. Stem segments obovate, large, thick, somewhat wavy, yellowish green, 30-35 cm (1214 in) long, 20-25 cm (7.9-9.8 in) wide. Areoles few, elliptical, large, 5-7 cm (2-2.8 in) apart. Spines usually 3, awl shaped, very thick, long, white with yellowish tips, directed downward, 2-8 cm (0.8-3.1 in) long, upper one longest. Flowers yellow. Fruits fig shaped, 7-8 cm (2.8-3.1 in) long, to 5 cm (2 in) in diameter, with large tubercles, without gloc-hids or spines. Distribution: Oaxaca, Mexico

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