Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (DC.) F.M. Knuth Christmas cactus

Symbol: CYLE8
Group: Dicot
Family: Cactaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status:
  
Synonyms:
  OPLE Opuntia leptocaulis DC.   Christmas cactus
Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:
AZ, NM, OK, 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   Cylindropuntia (Engelm.) Kreuzinger
Species   Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (DC.) F.M. Knuth – Christmas cactus

Source: USDA