Opuntia cholla


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Noun1.Opuntia cholla - arborescent cacti having very spiny cylindrical stem segmentsOpuntia cholla - arborescent cacti having very spiny cylindrical stem segments; southwestern United States and Mexico
cactus - any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
genus Opuntia, Opuntia - large genus of cactuses native to America: prickly pears
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Wats (Verbenaceae); Opuntia cholla, Weber (Cactaceae) and Turnera diffusa Wild (Turneraceae) were collected from 16 randomly located linear transects of 30m long.
Al grupo de los nopales pertenecen los llamados xoconosdes, que dan frutos agrios o agridulces, y las chollas Opuntia cholla, considerados los cactos mas espinosos del mundo.