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Search for: Cactaceae
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Opuntia compressaEastern Prickly Pear, Prickly Pear CactusCactaceaeO. humifusa. Raf. O. macrarthra. O. opuntia. O. rafinesquii. O. vulgaris.31
Opuntia erinaceaMojave Prickly PearCactaceae 20
Opuntia ficus-indicaPrickly Pear, Barbary figCactaceae 32
Opuntia fragilisPrickly Pear, Brittle pricklypearCactaceae 21
Opuntia howeyi Cactaceae 20
Opuntia imbricataTree CholaCactaceae 20
Opuntia littoralisWestern Prickly PearCactaceae 20
Opuntia macrorhizaTwist-Spine Prickly PearCactaceae 20
Opuntia microdasysBunny Ears, Angel's-wingsCactaceae 20
Opuntia phaeacanthaBastard Fig, Tulip pricklypearCactaceae 21
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