ASU : Plants
Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0059031
Occurrence ID (GUID): b9e6cffc-1527-43cb-8cd7-6ac7ef6cd2dc
Secondary Catalog #: 235690
Taxon: Nopalea inaperta Schott ex Griffith
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: R. Puente   2054   
Date: 2001-01-12
Additional Collectors: M. Gomez, F. May
Locality: Mexico, Yucatan, Mpio. de Hunucma. Aprox. 4 km al noroeste de San Diego Guerra.
21.29269  -89.32853
Verbatim Coordinates: 21d 17m 33.7s N, 89d 19m 42.7s W
Habitat: Selva baja caducifolia con cactaceas columnares. En sustrato calizo, rocoso.
Associated Species: Stenocereus sp., Pilosocereus royenii (P. gaumeri), Nopalea gaumeri, Nopalea inaperta, Acanthocereus sp., Mamillaria gaumeri, Bromelia sp., Bursera simaruba, Pithecellobium dulce, Caesalpinea
Description: Plantas arbustivas a arborescentes, 2-3(6m) de alto; tronco definido en ejemplares maduros 10-12 cm de diámetro; ramas erectas a pendulares; segmentos del tallo obovados, 9-17 cm largo, 5-6.5 cm ancho; 4-5 paristachies; areolas ligeramente elevadas; areolas 3-5 mm largo, 3-3.52 mm de ancho; espinas aciculares, blancas pasando a gris, algo curvas, 0-4(9), 6-20 mm de largo. Frecuente, creciendo en las partes mas densas de la selva. Botones florales con escama basal subuladas, rojizas, curvas; ovario tuberculado; areolas con lana blanca y gloquidas y espinas amarillentas.
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Record Id: b9e6cffc-1527-43cb-8cd7-6ac7ef6cd2dc
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Elizabeth Makings (Elizabeth.Makings@asu.edu)
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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
R. Puente 20542001-01-12
Catalog Number: ASU0059031
GUID: b9e6cffc-1527-43cb-8cd7-6ac7ef6cd2dc
Latest Identification: Nopalea inaperta


Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
R. Puente 20542001-01-12
Catalog Number: DES00047462
Latest Identification: Nopalea inaperta

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
R. Puente 20542001-01-12
Catalog Number: ASU0059030
Latest Identification: Nopalea inaperta

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