Opuntia sangunea Proctor 1982

Plants shrubby with many ascending to erect branches, forming dense thickets 2-3 m (6.6-9.8 ft) high. Stem segments broadly lance shaped to elliptical, rounded apically,

Opuntia salmiana tapering basally, not easily detached, 14-19 cm (5.5-7.5 in) long, 5.5-8 cm (2.2-3.1 in) wide. Areoles 2-2.5 cm (0.8-1 in) apart. Glochids yellow, 3-4.5 mm long. Spines 1-2, unequal, brownish, bent downward, 8-35 mm (0.3-1.4 in) long. Flowers blood-red, 3-5 cm (1.2-2 in) in diameter. Distribution: St. Thomas and Jamaica.

age, 3-8 cm (1.2-3.1 in) long, mostly short. Flowers yellow, 3-4 cm (1.2-1.6 in) long, 2.5-3.5 cm (1-1.4 in) in diameter. Fruits globose, green, 2.5-4 cm (1-1.6 in) long, 2.5-3.5 cm (1-1.4 in) in diameter, with spines and glochids. Distribution: southwestern portion of Isabela (Albemarle) Island in the Galápagos archipelago.

Opuntia saxícola J. T. Howell 1933

Opuntia sanguínea

Opuntia Sanguinea

Opuntia santa-rita

Opuntia santa-rita (Griffiths & Hare) Rose 1908

blunt-spined prickly pear, long-spined prickly pear, purple prickly pear, santa rita candle cactus, santa rita prickly pear Opuntia chlorotica var. santa-rita Griffiths & Hare 1906,0. gosseliniana var. santa-rita (Griffiths & Hare) L. D. Benson 1950,0. violacea var. santa-rita (Griffiths & Hare) L. D. Benson 1969 ?0puntia shreveana C. Z. Nelson 1915

Plants shrubby, forming clumps or mounds to 2 m (6.6 ft) high and 3 m (9.8 ft) wide, occasionally with short trunks. Stem segments round or nearly so, violet-purple, 15-20 cm (5.9-7.9 in) across. Areoles small, 1.5-2.5 cm (0.6-1 in) apart. Glochids tan, to 6 mm (0.2 in) long. Spine one, sometimes 2-3, needle-like, straight or slightly curved, flexible, light reddish brown to pink, sometimes darker, 4-6.2 cm (1.6-2.4 in) long. Flowers yellow with bright red bases, 7.5—9 cm (3-3.5 in) in diameter. Fruits red or purplish red, fleshy, smooth, 2.5-4 cm (1-1.6 in) long. Distribution: southeastern Arizona, southern New Mexico, and west Texas, and northern Sonora, Mexico.

Opuntia saxícola J. T. Howell 1933

Plants small, treelike to shrubby, 1-2 m (3.3-6.6 ft) high. Stem joints round, oblong, to obovate, greenish yellow, 1729 cm (6.7-11 in) long, 12-20 cm (4.7-7.9 in) wide, 0.5-2.2 cm (0.2-0.9 in) thick. Glochids yellow, 2-3 mm long. Spines 14-30, variable, yellow, becoming brown or reddish with

Opuntia sanguínea

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