Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00071651
Occurrence ID (GUID): b8e9875c-5685-497c-82b1-ff98e61b3287
Taxon: Opuntia basilaris var. longiareolata (Clover & Jotter) L. Benson
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Gay Christensen-Dean      
Date: 2008-04-01
Additional Collectors: Nancy Foisy
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino, Maricopa County: Grown in cultivation at Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, N 33 deg 27' 33'', W 111 deg 56' 35'', 1200 ft., 366 m; accession number 1992-1306-01-2; originally received as a plant collected by Wendy C. Hodgson 14 November 1992 from Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, 36 deg 2.0' 34" N 112 deg 55' 37" W, 2800 feet.
36.042778  -112.926944
Verbatim Coordinates: 36° 2.0' 34'' N 112° 55' 37'' W
Elevation: 853 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2800ft
Description: Pads yellow-green; spineless with 5-8 rows of areoles, spacing 0.5-1.5 cm; flowers collected in late morning or early afternoon, additional flowers collected 1 April 2010, diameter 44 mm, length 59 mm, outer perianth magenta with wide yellow-green midstripe, inner perianth magenta; stigma lobe number 6, cream; style is white, filaments are magenta red.
Notes: Cultivated
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Record ID: b8e9875c-5685-497c-82b1-ff98e61b3287
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