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Opuntia macrorhiza var. pottsii near Midland, Texas, USA
Opuntia macrorhiza

Named named  in honour of  "John Potts" manager of a mine in Ciudad Chihuahua who collected cacti for the the prince Salm-Dyck.

(for example: Opuntia pottsii - Mammillaria pottsii - Ferocactus pottsii)





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