Maihueniopsis

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Maihueniopsis
Puna subterranea.jpg
Maihueniopsis subterranea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe: Tephrocacteae
Genus: Maihueniopsis
Speg.

Maihueniopsis (from Greek opsis, "view", referring to its resemblance to the unrelated Maihuenia) is a genus of the cactus family (Cactaceae), containing 18 species.

The former genus Puna R.Kiesling is now synonym to Maihueniopsis.

Species[edit]