Opuntia saxicola

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Opuntia saxicola
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Genus: Opuntia
O. saxicola
Binomial name
Opuntia saxicola

Opuntia saxicola is a species of plant in the Cactaceae family. This critically endangered species is endemic to the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador), where it is restricted to the island of Isabela.


  1. ^ Tye, A. 2000. Opuntia saxicola. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 22 August 2007.