Opuntia vulgaris Miller

 
  • Family : CACTACEAE
    (CACTUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Cactaceae
  • Species : Opuntia vulgaris
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) P. Mill.
  • Common name : Prickly Pear
  • Vernacular name : Mullu galli (Kan.); Nagajemudu (Tel.); Nagophenia (Ori.)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : South America
  • Comments : Common in Eastern Ghats on rocky slopes, scrub jungles and in road cuttings along deciduous forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Tropical America; Introduced in tropics
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa
  • 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 vulgaris. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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