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jointed cactus, noun phrase

The low-growing succulent Opuntia aurantiaca of the Cactaceae. Also attributive.
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Identified in 1903 as a noxious weed, this plant belongs to the same genus as the prickly pear.
1911 Farmer’s Weekly 4 Oct. 138The jointed cactus has made its appearance in the Colesberg district. It is the lowest type of prickly pear. Farmers should make the acquaintance of this noxious weed, so that they can have it destroyed wherever it is found.
1983 Grocott’s Mail 18 Jan. 2Inside the boxes, in a sealed air-conditioned room, a variety of insects are happily breeding and feeding on jointed cactus plants.
The low-growing succulent Opuntia aurantiaca of the Cactaceae. Also attributive.

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