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Updated 11/2/2013

Family Cactaceae

HAWAII - NATURALIZED

Opuntia ficus-indica

Makapu'u, Oahu

 



Kamehame Ridge, Oahu


Kamehame Ridge, Oahu
 

PRICKLY PEAR CACTUS    PANINI

Naturalized in dry disturbed areas of the Main Hawaiian Islands.  Dull green or grayish with or without pale spines & barrel-shaped fruit.  Fruit & young 'leaves' edible after spines are removed.  A domesticated species originating from Mexico & cultivated around the world.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opuntia_ficus-indica