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Jurassic Cactus Park Kuldhara, Jaisalmer

Date: October 27, 2018 … Altitude: about 225 m (740 feet) asl

ID please  


Please check comparative images at 


Could not find a match as per comparative images at Cactaceae

Cereus repandus (L.) Mill.  ??

Thanks … I think the posted may not be among Cereus spp.
But I could be wrong. Let us hope someone helps with ID / validation.

it might just be Opuntia Invicta.
in my mind its an opuntia that wants to be a stick, but not quite making it, and hence all those folds and distortions….ha ha 
Rose, J. W.; Britton, Nathaniel Lord (1963). 
New York: Dover Publications. p. 79. ISBN 0-486-21191-6.

searching for this book which is a dover reprint i think

i found the original at 
nice illustrations but many names are old.

I feel other than Opuntia invicta !

Thanks … for help and possibilities.
Will do some browsing and get back with my thoughts.

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