Images of Opuntia ficus-indica, Prickly Pear Cactus; Prickly Pear fruit

Stock images of Opuntia ficus-indica, Prickly Pear Cactus; Prickly Pear fruit. Photos © 2011 Steven Foster. Please contact us for pricing and terms at sfoster@stevenfoster.com or call +1-479-253-2629.

Nine images of Opuntia ficus-indica, Prickly Pear Cactus; Prickly Pear fruit, Cactaceae, cactus family was grown in orchards by the Aztecs as a source of both the edible fruits, and edible leaves or pads. Traditionally the leaves have been a primary folk treatment for diabetes in Mexican traditions. Today this cactus is widely grown in many parts of the world.

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