Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00071201
Taxon: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   26934   
Date: 2012-05-11
Additional Collectors: Liz Slauson, Chelsey Hull, Steve Jones
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, McDowell - Sonoran Preserve.
33.772141  -111.844204
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 421831E 3737212N
Elevation: 840 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 2763ft
Habitat: Sonoran Desert scrub on bajada slopes
Substrate: granitic
Associated Species: Carnegiea gigantea, Cercidium floridum, Simmondsia chinensis, Senegalia greggii, Yucca baccata, Ambrosia dumosa, Krameria, Dasyochloa pulchella, Aristida purpurea, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Opuntia engelmannii engelmannii, O. phaeacantha, Larrea tridentata, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa, C. leptocaulis.
Description: Local, occasional, flowers with outer perianth greenish-maroon midstripe, inner perianth light yellow, pinkish rose basally and midstripe, filaments light chartreuse cream to cream, anthers cream, style whitish cream-green, stigma lobes chartreuse green, measurements in mm: 90(l)x67(w), 73x70; inner tepal 34x26, broadly obovate; fruits collected 18 July 2012: rose-maroon, juicy, 50(l)x35(w) mm, 42x35, 48x40, 45x35.
Occurrence Remarks: Sheet 1 of 2. Photos.
Specimen Images
Record Id: e5f5db56-0fa9-4554-8442-60924a9ab398
Occurrence ID (GUID): e5f5db56-0fa9-4554-8442-60924a9ab398
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 269342012-05-11
Catalog Number: DES00071201
GUID: e5f5db56-0fa9-4554-8442-60924a9ab398
Latest Identification: Opuntia chlorotica

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 269342012-05-11
Catalog Number: DES00071224
Latest Identification: Opuntia chlorotica

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