Opuntia inaperta

Familia: 
Cactaceae
Subfamilia: 
Opuntioideae
Tribu: 
Opuntieae

Opuntia inaperta Opuntia inaperta Opuntia inaperta The opuntia inaperta is a tunera at which some experts give the name of nopalea inaperta. It is a cactus tree with branches arranged freely and reaches a height of between 4 and 7 m. It is known as "zacam" and comes from the Mexican states of Chiapas, Campeche, Yucatan and Quintana Roo. Its fruit (fig) is small and red when it matures. Its flower is red and has the peculiarity that its petals are not open, but closed   protruding stamens exaggeratedly.