Opuntia ramosissima Engelm.

 
  • Family : CACTACEAE
    (CACTUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Cactaceae
  • Species : Opuntia ramosissima
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cylindropuntia ramosissima (Engelm.) F.M.Knuth
  • Vernacular name : Velikalli (Tam.)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : Common in the foothills of southern Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State)
  • World Distribution : Introduced in tropics
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Opuntia ramosissima. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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