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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0054779
Occurrence ID (GUID): 91a5efbc-6db3-45d7-8535-06c67ee0db39
Secondary Catalog #: 189819
Taxon: Opuntia leptocaulis Dc.
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Donald J. Pinkava (1993)
Collector: Marc A. Baker   10454   
Date: 1993-03-14
Additional Collectors: T. R. & R. K. Van Devender, S, A. Meyer, J. F. Wiens, K. J. Johnson, M. Bernzott, V. W. Steinman
Locality: Mexico, Sonora, 1.3 km west of MEX 15 on Huatabambo Road, 1.4 km south of Bachoco Road; 22 air miles south of Navojoa.
26.825  -109.3889
Verbatim Coordinates: 26d 49m 30s N, 109d 23m 20s W
Elevation: 30 meters (98ft)
Habitat: Coastal Sinaloan thornscrub.
Description: Densely-branched shrub with dark gray-green, often glossy stems; fruit obovate, green, tinged yellow to orange; chaining to 4 in number, often bearing new stems from arcóles; no meiosis found in flower buds.
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Record Id: 91a5efbc-6db3-45d7-8535-06c67ee0db39
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