Opuntia Cactus for ID : 150111 : AK-2

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Aarti S. Khale

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Jan 15, 2011, 12:56:36 AM1/15/11
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Taken at Nasik, Maharashtra on the 24th of September,2010.
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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 15, 2011, 1:07:46 AM1/15/11
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Looks like O. dillenii
 

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Mahadeswara

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Jan 15, 2011, 6:15:12 AM1/15/11
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Opuntia dillenii. It is commonly used as a vegetable in Mexico.

On Jan 15, 11:07 am, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Looks like O. dillenii
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tanay bose

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Jan 15, 2011, 10:04:50 AM1/15/11
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Opuntia dillenii !!
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sheetal chaudhari

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Jan 17, 2011, 1:58:16 PM1/17/11
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The flower is said to be edible...........i have tasted... has bland taste...


Sheetal Pachpande

Aarti S. Khale

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Jun 13, 2018, 3:10:38 AM6/13/18
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Resurfacing a very old post for validation. 
Adding more pictures.
Cactus seen growing wild in Nasik.
Gurcharan Ji had suggested Opuntia dillenii.

For validation please.
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Aarti S. Khale

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Jun 14, 2018, 3:46:23 AM6/14/18
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Thank you Paradesi Ji.

Regards,
Aarti

On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 9:28 PM, Paradesi Anjaneyulu <paradesia...@gmail.com> wrote:
Opuntia dilleneii.

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J.M. Garg

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Jun 25, 2018, 3:02:51 AM6/25/18
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I think close to Opuntia elatior Mill. as per comparative images at Opuntia
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Aarti S. Khale

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Jun 27, 2018, 2:52:21 AM6/27/18
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Thanks Garg Ji.
Hope to get it validated.

Regards,
Aarti

Aarti S. Khale

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Jun 28, 2018, 10:00:28 AM6/28/18
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Kiratsinh Ji,
Thanks for the id.

Regards

On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 4:42 PM, Kiratsinh Zala <zalaki...@gmail.com> wrote:

Opuntia dillenii

J.M. Garg

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Jun 29, 2018, 12:38:19 AM6/29/18
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Aarti S. Khale

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May 18, 2020, 10:51:26 AM5/18/20
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Garg Ji,
Varun Ji has also identified this as Opuntia elatior Mill.
You had earlier suggested the same.
Regards,
Aarti
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