Nopalea


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Nopalea

 

a genus of cacti closely related to the genus Opuntia. There are six or seven species, distributed from Mexico to Panama. The plants are raised as ornamental shrubs. The cochineal cactus belongs to the genus.

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Composição química, armazenamento e avaliação de palma forrageira, (Opuntia ficus indica Mill e Nopalea cochenilifera Salm Dyck) na produção de leite em Pernambuco.
Forage cactus has different varieties belonging to the genera Opuntia and Nopalea, and, despite having the same photosynthetic process, the crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM), has characteristics that differentiate them, such as morphology and, thus, water use efficiency (Silva et al.
ERSP reviewed broadcast and online advertising for Nopalea and reviewed core performance claims.
Sebastiania cornuta, guaje cirial (Crescentia alata), amolillo (Sapindus saponaria), haba (Hura polyandra), navio/palo joso (Conzattia sericea), cepillo (Combretum farinosum), Amphipterygium adstringens, palo torsal (Alvaradoa amorphoides), papelio (Jatropha cordata), Nopalea karwinskiana y cactaceas columnares como pitahaya (Stenocereus thurberi), etcho (Pachycereus pecten-aboriginum), Pilosocereus sp.