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Opuntia sp.

Cactaceae

Cactus pear, tuna, Barbary fig, Indian fig, Nopalitos


We have information from several sources:

Native Cultivars of Cactus Pear in México—C. Mondragon-Jacobo and S. Perez-Gonzalez

Mediterranean Fruits—Joan Tous and Louise Ferguson

Commercializing Mesquite, Leucaena, and Cactus in Texas—Peter Felker

Low Input Agricultural Systems Based on Cactus Pear for Subtropical Semiarid Environments—Candelario Mondragon Jacobo

Magness, J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States.