General Research Observations
Taxon: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Ries Lindley   490   
Date: 2014-05-12
Locality: United States, Arizona, Pima County, Tortolita Mountains, Tortolita Mountain Park, Rail X Ranch Rd. access
32.5109  -111.0317 +-20m.  WGS84
Elevation: 1227 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4026'
Habitat: Semi-desert grassland,
Substrate: diorite, sandy loam
Associated Species: Acacia greggii, Opuntia engelmannii, Dasylirion wheeleri, Hyptis emoryi, Eriogonum wrightii, Artemisia ludoviciana, Fouquieria splendens, Lycium, Cylindropuntia versicolor, Bebbia juncea, Mammillaria grahamii, Krameria
Description: Small tree, 2m. Inner tepals yellow distally, proximally pomegranate red, outer tepals green with green-red tips. Stigma yellow-green, anthers light yellow.
Reproductive Condition: flower
Occurrence Remarks: flower l x w x inner tepal: 73x50x38, 71x61x35, 70x45x38, 67x48x38, 68x53x37, 72x60x39, 60x55x32
Specimen Images
Record Id: c586e436-6b02-475f-a1b5-4ffa654281db
Occurrence ID (GUID): c586e436-6b02-475f-a1b5-4ffa654281db
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Current Record
General Research Observations (SEINet)
Ries Lindley 4902014-05-12
GUID: c586e436-6b02-475f-a1b5-4ffa654281db
Latest Identification: Opuntia chlorotica

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Ries Lindley 4902014-05-12
Catalog Number: DES00078063
Latest Identification: Opuntia chlorotica

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