Flower NameSpineless cactus
Formal NameOpuntia ficus-indhica
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
Flowering placeSpecific area
SeasonJun Jul Aug
Height10 ~ 1000 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 10