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Micropuntia Daston in Amer. Midl. Naturalist 36: 661. 1946 sec. Majure & al. 2019


Revised by Lucas C. Majure

Taxon standing

Category B. The genus is monophyletic based on phylogenetic studies that support the clade based on a sufficiently dense or even complete sampling, or support a monotypic genus as a distinct lineage, but do not provide a new taxonomic treatment at the species level. In many cases, older classical taxonomic synopses or a monographic treatment exist for these genera providing a reliable assessment of the species included.