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Almora Pricky Pear Cactus Giant

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Bodhi Leaf Almora Pricky Pear Cactus Giant

All cacti are from the New World of North and South America, and one individual Opuntia is very happy to be growing in the pine forests near Almora

Map Location:

  • State: Uttarakhand
  • Locality: Almora: Beyound and below path to the right after end of walking path from Almora town

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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Prickly-pear: This prickly cactus, native to Mexico, has ben cultivated in dry places worldwide for its sweet fruits. Its Latin name means “[American] Indian Fig”
  • Botanical species: Opuntia ficus-indica
  • Botanical family : Cactaceae [Cactus]


  • Latitude: 29.58702 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 79.64015 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 1608.9 metres above sea level

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For the landmarked tree named Almora Pricky Pear Cactus Giant , the database reference code is: i006.

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