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Last updated on April 16, 2014 at 10:23 EDT

Pereskia aculeata Mill. Barbados shrub

Symbol: PEAC2
Group: Dicot
Family: Cactaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Vine
Native Status:
  
  
  
Synonyms:
  CAPE24 Cactus pereskia L.
  PEACG Pereskia aculeata Mill. var. godseffiana (hort. ex Gard. Chron.) Backeb. & F.M. Knuth ex Krainz
  PEPE20 Pereskia pereskia (L.) Karst.
Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:
FL, TX
Classification:
     
Kingdom   Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass   Caryophyllidae
Order   Caryophyllales
Family   Cactaceae – Cactus family
Genus   Pereskia Mill. – pereskia
Species   Pereskia aculeata Mill. – Barbados shrub
Introduced Information: This plant is introduced to some part of the PLANTS Floristic Area, though it may be native in other parts.

Source: USDA

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