Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00065681
Occurrence ID (GUID): 7dbcf77b-0ee2-494b-83db-d7c405879bd7
Taxon: Nopalea inaperta (L) Salm-Dyck
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Kris Schloemer   
Additional Collectors: Diane Steele
Locality: Mexico, Yucatan, Detailed locality information protected.This is typically done to protect rare or threatened species localities.
Description: Plant height 46 inches; new pads lime green, older pads darker green or gray green, pads elongated; spines golden some with darker tips; areole spacing 1-2 cm apart with 5 rows per pad, slight darkening (purple) at areoles; flowers collected late morning, flower diameter 12-15 mm, length 47-56 mm, outer perianth red or light pink with a wide reddish midstrip, inner perianth reddish-pink; stigma lobe number 4-7, lime green; style white or light green; filaments orange/reddish-pink or white at base and pink at tips.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Cultivated or Captive
Record Id: 7dbcf77b-0ee2-494b-83db-d7c405879bd7
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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