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Cylindropuntia ganderi; Gander's Cholla   

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Cylindropuntia ganderi
Cylindropuntia ganderi
Gander's Cholla
Photographer: Glenn and Martha Vargas
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0091 3182 0735 0008 (2002-02-19)

Copyright © 2002 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  May 1962
  • latitude 28.83460   longitude -113.33251   max error distance 9838 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Baja California, Las Animas Bay, near junction (Mexico)
  • family Cactaceae
  • notes   close-up, yellow blossoms
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 65657
  • photo category: Plant - tree/shrub

  • common names   Gander's Cholla
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by John Taylor    Aug 6, 2009

    Action: changed name from "Opuntia prolifera" to "Cylindropuntia prolifera "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "This genus has been recently revised."

    2. Reviewed by Jon Rebman    Nov 19, 2012

    Action: changed name from "Cylindropuntia prolifera" to "Cylindropuntia ganderi "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "This is definitely not C. prolifera, but since the tepals are yellow and the flower looks rather large, plus locality given, my best guess without a habit shot is C. ganderi"

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