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Austrocylindropuntia floccosa
Conservation status
Taxonomy
Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum/Division

Magnoliophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

Caryophyllales

Family

Cactaceae

Tribe

Austrocylindropuntieae

Genus

Austrocylindropuntia

Species

A. floccosa

Naming and discovery

Austrocylindropuntia floccosa is a cactus found in the high plains of Peru and Bolivia. They are cultivated and planted together to make fences. The fruit is edible.

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