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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0052283
Occurrence ID (GUID): eeac0964-5935-49c2-b559-f870e3c94f67
Secondary Catalog #: 227972
Taxon: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: D. J. Pinkava, 1999
Collector: Roy      
Date: 1993-05-03
Additional Collectors: Brown, Barker
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa, Desert Botanical Garden; cultivated; accession number 1977 1015 0101; originally collected by Russell Haughey, D. Dechant, and K. Behm; from Arizona, Pinal County, Cities Service, Pinto Basin Project, Superior, 29 October 1977. Pads collected by J. Wellwertz and J. Rogers, 28 January 1999; plant woody in bottom half; healthy pads grey-green, waxy, not mucilaginous inside, dry, tough; spines somewhat flat against pads except around margins of pad; no fruits
33.0003  -111.517
Description: Flower diameter 40-60mm, length 80-90mm; stigma number 9; stigma color yellow-green; outer perianth color yellow becoming green towards base, with magenta midstripe; inner perianth yellow with very light magenta midrib; ovary sticky; beetles and bees inside flowers; flowers collected by Roy, Brown, Barker 3 May 1993, around noon
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Sheet 2 of 2, see 227973; Cultivated or Captive
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Record Id: eeac0964-5935-49c2-b559-f870e3c94f67
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