Opuntia


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Opuntia (ō·pn·shē·),

n a genus of cacti;
Opuntia vulgaris is used as a remedy in homeopathic medicine.

Opuntia

American plant genus in family Cactaceae; spines cause stomatitis; called also prickly pear.
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La especie Opuntia ficus-indica, de nombre vulgar tuna, probablemente proviene de Mexico y de las Islas del Caribe y la Opuntia apurimacensis, de nombre vulgar ayrampo, se cree que tiene el mismo origen que la Opuntia ficus-indica.
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However, Tegegne [33] believed Ethiopian Opuntia to be moderate in CP in relation to ruminant requirements for a diet.
The Acacia nilotica, Aloe vera and Opuntia dillenii have been tried successfully for therapy of gram positive bacterial infections including those caused by MRSAs (Abd-El-Nabi, 1992).
The origins of an important cactus crop, Opuntia ficus-indica (Cactaceae): new molecular evidence.
Schlindwein and Wittmann (1997) documented 41 species of insects (bees) for Opuntia brunneogemmia and 30 species for Opuntia viridirubra in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and females of three of these species were the only effective pollinators: Ptilothrix fructifera (Anthophoridae), Lithurgus rufiventris (Megachilidae), and Cephalocolletes rugata (Colletidae) were pollinators of both Opuntia species.
05) the relationship between the presence of sanidine and Opuntia leptocaulis and O.
Crecimiento poblacional de la cochinilla Dactylopius coccus Costa criada en cinco cultivares de nopal Opuntia ficus-indica Mill.
The disturbed dry sand prairie was dominated by Eragrostis trichodes, Heterotheca camporum, and Ambrosia psilostachya; the mature dry sand prairie was dominated by Schizachyrium scoparium, Tephrosia virginiana, and Opuntia humifusa (McClain et al.
En el area domina una comunidad vegetal compuesta por las especies Castela erecta, Prosopis juliflora y Opuntia caracasana.