Punotia

Punotia

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Synonymy

Punotia D.R.Hunt in Cactaceae Syst. Init. 25: 26. 2011 sec. Ritz & al. (2012)

Notes

The sole species of this recently segregated genus, P. lagopus, was formerly placed in Austrocylindropuntia, but was recovered as sister to the remaining species of Austrocylindropuntia and Cumulopuntia by Ritz & al. (2012). It differs from Austrocylindropuntia in several characters, especially its growth form as flat, extensive cushions.