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Fam.: Cactaceae / Cactus Fam.      
 

Genus:  Opuntia  MILL.
 

Authors:
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
   MILL.:  Philip Miller (1691 - 1771), English gardener
 

Etymology:
   Opuntia:   Greek plant name
   ficus-indica:   cluster-fig
 

Opuntia ficus-indica / Prickly Pear, F Arles 8.6.1982
Fig. 1:  Opuntia ficus-indica / Prickly Pear
F Arles 8.6.1982
Opuntia ficus-indica / Prickly Pear, F Arles 8.6.1982
Fig. 2:  Opuntia ficus-indica / Prickly Pear
F Arles 8.6.1982
Opuntia ficus-indica / Prickly Pear, I Promontorio del Gargano, Mattinata 30.4.1985
Fig. 3:  Opuntia ficus-indica / Prickly Pear
I Promontorio del Gargano, Mattinata 30.4.1985
Opuntia ficus-indica / Prickly Pear, GR Amvrakikos Golf 6.9.2007
Fig. 4:  Opuntia ficus-indica / Prickly Pear
GR Amvrakikos Golf 6.9.2007
Opuntia ficus-indica / Prickly Pear, GR Athen 5.9.2014
Fig. 5:  Opuntia ficus-indica / Prickly Pear
GR Athen 5.9.2014
Opuntia ficus-indica / Prickly Pear, GR Athen 5.9.2014
Fig. 6:  Opuntia ficus-indica / Prickly Pear
GR Athen 5.9.2014
 
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