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Opuntien, prickly pears

Opuntia (howeyi?)

Description:

on steep coast wild growing opuntia, yellow flowers, growing between agave, about 50 cm high enjoy the view!

Habitat:

steep coast (about 1500 m)

Notes:

@ monkey

1 Species ID Suggestions

Indian fig opuntia, Argentine Pricklypear
Opuntia ficus-indica Indian fig opuntia, Argentine Pricklypear


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2 Comments

Miguel Jesus
Miguel Jesus 9 years ago

It really is gorgeous, my hometown. Gorgeous pics and what a tasteful fruit the one that comes from those opuntias, called, in portuguese, "tabaibos" or "figos-da-índia". Congrats and I hope you've enjoyed your stay in Madeira.

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 10 years ago

Gorgeous view!

Portugal

Spotted on Sep 29, 2011
Submitted on Oct 22, 2011

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