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Platyopuntia quitensis (F.A.C.Weber) F.Ritter
Kakteen Südamerika 4: 1255 1981

Accepted Scientific Name: Opuntia quitensis F.A.C.Weber
Dict. Hort. [Bois] 894 1898. Bois


See all synonyms of Opuntia quitensis
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Opuntia quitensis F.A.C.Weber
Dict. Hort. [Bois] 894 1898.
Synonymy: 5

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Red Buttons
SPANISH (Español): penco, tunilla

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Opuntia quitensis group

  • Opuntia johnsonii: has small pads with orange tubular flowers, which come from the extremity of the pads, one per pad. Distribution: Northern Peru-Ecuador frontier zone.
  • Opuntia quitensis F.A.C.Weber

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