Spineless cactus

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    Spineless cactus @ Kikukawa ,Sumidaku,Tokyo,Japan

Basic information

Flower Name
Spineless cactus
Formal Name
Opuntia ficus-indhica
Alias
Opuntia
Habitat
Mexico
Morph
perennation shrub

Comment

What is Spineless cactus

Spineless cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica) is a perennation shrub of the family Cactaceae genus Opuntia native to Mexico. The stem is green, and the form does flat round fan form or cylinder form, and appearance is stinging. It makes a yellow flower to have a lot of stamens bloom in early summer, and purple-red or yellow colored-fruit called cactus pair become after a flower.This fruit and stem become edible. Because it is a cactus, the leaf degenerates and does not exist.

Generic name: Spineless cactus, Scientific name: Opuntia ficus-indhica, another name: indica, prickly pear ,Opuntia, Indian fig opuntia, Barbary fig, cactus pear, the place of origin: Mexico, Height of the tree: 3-5m, monoecism, a leaf: A color of a flower that I degenerate, and there is not: Yellow, red, white, anthesis: For from June to August, it is colored fruit: Red, purple, yellow, white, the fruit head: 5-8cm, the fruition period: From August to October.

Detailed information

Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Cactaceae
Genus
Opuntia
Species
O. ficus-indica
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
polypetalo
Leaf type
Leaf edge
Thorn-like
Flowering place
Specific area
Color
Yellow
Season
JunJulAug
Height
10 ~ 1000 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 10

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