Cylindropuntia ramosissima (Engelm.) F.M.Knuth [ Opuntia tessellata Engelm.]
Torrey, J., Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean in 1853-6 (1856)
Pacif. Railr. Rep.

vol. 4 (1853-1856)
t. 21
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Cylindropuntia ramosissima (Engelm.) F.M.Knuth

name cited:
Opuntia tessellata Engelm.
name recognized:
Cylindropuntia ramosissima (Engelm.) F.M.Knuth
name recognized (basionym):
Opuntia ramosissima Engelm.
drawing: P. Roetter
family: Cactaceae
subfamily: Opuntioideae
epithet cited: tessellatus,-a,-um

epithet recognized: ramosissimus,-a,-um

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homotypic synonyms:
Grusonia ramosissima (Engelm.) G.D.Rowley; Opuntia ramosissima Engelm.;
heterotypic synonyms:
Opuntia tessellata Engelm.;
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6 1139559 Cylindropuntia ramosissima (Engelm.) F.M.Knuth [125 720749 Opuntia ramosissima Engelm.]
J. Torrey, Pacif. Railr. Rep., vol. 4 fasicle 3, : t. 21 (1853-1856) [P. Roetter]