Sul Ross University A. Michael Powell Herbarium
Catalog #: 2544
Taxon: Corynopuntia emoryi M.P. Griff. 
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Joselyn Fenstermacher (16-Jul)
ID References: Fenstermacher, J. 2016. Club chollas of the Big Bend 3.0: Refining species concepts and distributions for the Corynopuntia [Opuntia, Grusonia] schottii complex of western Texas via new chromosome counts, pollen stainability, and morphologic data. Phytoneuron 2016-1: 1?58. Published 7 January 2016. ISSN 2153 733X ;
Collector: Alan D. Zimmerman   2438   
Locality: United States, New Mexico, Hidalgo, _New Mexico, Hidalgo Co.
Location Remarks: _New Mexico, Hidalgo Co.. NW of Lordsburg, 13mi NW of Hwy 90 jct.
Habitat: brown silty flats with shallow mud-cracks, severely overgrazed.
Description: Mat-forming, stems consisting of chains of up to 12 or more jts; new jts produced from near ground-level, flowers produces apically on year-old jts. Mostly in immature fruit, a few ripe (bright yellow) fruits, and a few unusually late flowers open.
Reproductive Condition: flower
Notes: Pollen stained at 96%.
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Rights Holder: Sul Ross University
Record Id: 36badd98-bb84-41af-8e2b-1108fd370318
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