Opuntia

Known as: Opuntia Mill., prickly pear, prickly-pears 
A plant genus of the family CACTACEAE. Species with cylindrical joints are called Cholla; flat jointed ones are Prickly-pear.
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1950-2017
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2008
2008
Opuntia polyacantha (prickly pear cactus) has been used extensively for its nutritional properties; however, less is known… (More)
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2007
2007
Betalains are water-soluble nitrogenous vacuolar pigments present in flowers and fruits of many caryophyllales with potent… (More)
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2005
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2005
Total phenolics, ascorbic acid, and betalain contents of differently colored cactus pear clones (nine Opuntia ficus-indica [L… (More)
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2004
2004
The ultrastructure of the spines decorating the cladodes of the cactus Opuntia ficus-indica was investigated by optical… (More)
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2004
2004
Invasibility depends on the interaction of the introduced species with the abiotic and biotic factors of the recipient community… (More)
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2003
2003
The colorant properties of pigments from Opuntia stricta, Opuntia undulata, and Opuntia ficus-indicafruits were studied. The… (More)
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2003
2003
The flavonoids quercetin, (+)-dihydroquercetin, and quercetin 3-methyl ether were isolated from the ethyl acetate fractions of… (More)
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2003
2003
The juice of whole fruits of Sicilian cultivars of prickly pear (Opuntia ficus indica (L.) Mill.) was investigated, and the… (More)
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1996
1996
The hypoglycemic activity of a purified extract from prickly pear cactus (Opuntia fuliginosa) was evaluated on STZ-induced… (More)
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1981
1981
(1) There is a close association between Opuntia helleri (cactus) and Geospiza conirostris (cactus finch) on Isla Genovesa, and… (More)
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