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Opuntia littoralis

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cactus

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4 Comments

Seema
Seema 10 years ago

Recently I tasted a fruit...it was slimy and sour..may be other species are better tasting...

These orage, fruit-like growths sometimes, but not always, have flowers. I have also heard it said that they are edible. Perhaps one day I will post pictures of the flowers.

giardeto
giardeto 11 years ago

thanks a lot

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

this is a type of Prickly Pear, Opuntia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opuntia

giardeto
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giardeto

Matera, Basilicata, Italy

Spotted on Jun 1, 2011
Submitted on Jun 1, 2011

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