Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Jumbie Prickle Opuntia elatior

Photo: Carel de Haseth

Classification

Cactaceae [family]
Opuntia [genus] (11)
elatior [species]

Classification

Cactaceae [family]
Opuntia [genus] (11)
elatior [species]

Names

English name Jumbie Prickle
Alternative English name Tuna (Curaçao)
Alternative English name Broad prickly pear
Papiamento name Shangran (Curaçao)
Papiamento name Tuna Spañó
Papiamento name Chau (Aruba)
Papiamento name Tuna di Baca (Aruba)
Valid name Opuntia elatior Mill.

Classification