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Opuntia microdasys var. rufida

 

Cinnamon Cactus

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderCaryophyllalesIncludes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants
FamilyCactaceaeSucculent (water-storing) plants, often spiny
GenusOpuntiaPrickly pears
SpeciesmicrodasysFrom the Greek mikros, “small,” and dasys, “hairy, shaggy”
var.rufida

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Opuntia microdasys var. rufida description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 8 Apr 2011.

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Opuntia microdasys (Cinnamon Cactus)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 31 × 21" (78 × 52 cm)

Opuntia microdasys (Cinnamon Cactus)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 31 × 21" (78 × 52 cm)