Opuntia dillenii

Opuntia dillenii Opuntia dillenii Opuntia dillenii

Opuntia dillenii - Succulent perennial shrub, about 1-3 m tall, with flattened stem-segments; stem segments 12-22 x 6.5-10 cm, areoles raised, densely elongate bristly; spines 2-5 (-10) per areole, 0.4-3.5 cm long, yellowish or brownish, often curved. Leaves not reported. Flowers about 8 cm in diameter, sessile, solitary; perianth lobes many, bright yellow. Fruit 5 x 2.5 cm, purplish when ripe, many seeded. Seeds to about 4 mm diameter.

Scientific Name Opuntia dillenii
Family Name CACTACEAE
English Name Cactus
Local Name Katu pathok
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status
Status Naturalized Exotic
Edible Parts None

Opuntia dillenii Opuntia dillenii Opuntia dillenii

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