Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00068702
Occurrence ID (GUID): 8bba1bf5-4a39-4610-9a7a-5a7823952c9c
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Haw.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Bruce D. Parfitt   5388   
Date: 1996-05-16
Additional Collectors: Elizabeth G. Kohan
Locality: USA, Colorado, Huerfano, West of Walsenburg, south side of US highway 160 10 miles west of junction with state highway 10.
37.568133  -104.931469 +-2500m.
Elevation: 2040 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6700ft
Habitat: Grassland.
Associated Species: Yucca and some Juniperus.
Description: Flowering Dates: 6 June 1996. (Cuttings flowered in open paper bags indoors.) Petals: yellow, proximally greenish. Filaments: white, proximally greenish. Style: white. Stigma: green.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Cited in Baker et al. 2009. Haseltonia 15: p. 15. Chromosome number determined from microsporogenesis: n = 22.
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Record ID: 8bba1bf5-4a39-4610-9a7a-5a7823952c9c
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