Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (DC.) F.M.Knuth [ Opuntia frutescens var. brevispina Engelm.]
Torrey, J., Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean in 1853-6 (1856)
Pacif. Railr. Rep.

vol. 4 (1853-1856)
t. 20
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recognized name:
1139533 Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (DC.) F.M.Knuth
recognized name (basionym):
720427 Opuntia leptocaulis DC.
cited name:
720257 Opuntia frutescens var. brevispina Engelm.
drawing: P. Roetter
family: Cactaceae
subfamily: Opuntioideae
epithet cited: frutescens

epithet recognized: leptocaulis,-is,-e

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homotypic synonyms:
Grusonia leptocaulis (DC.) G.D.Rowley; Opuntia leptocaulis DC.;
heterotypic synonyms:
Cylindropuntia brittonii (J.G.Ortega) Backeb.; Cylindropuntia mortolensis (Britton & Rose) F.M.Knuth; Opuntia brittonii J.G. Ortega; Opuntia frutescens Engelm.; Opuntia gracilis Pfeiff.; Opuntia ramulifera Salm-Dyck; Opuntia vaginata Engelm.;
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58 1139533 Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (DC.) F.M.Knuth [107 720427 Opuntia leptocaulis DC.]
J. Torrey, Pacif. Railr. Rep., vol. 4 fasicle 3, : t. 20 (1853-1856) [P. Roetter]