Prickly pear in other languages

How to say prickly pear in other languages?

Prickly pear in Spanish, French, German, Italian…

Common English name: mission cactus, nopal, prickly pear, cactus plant. Indian fig, barbary fig (fruit).

Common name in other languages:

– Spanish: nopal, nopalera, tuna, chumbera, higuera de chumbo, pita, higuera de pala, palera, tunera, alquitira, cardón de México, choya, tasajillo.

Fruits: higos picones, higos chumbos, tunas.

Prickly pear with fruits– Catalan: figuera blade, figuera Moor, figuera Packed, Figuerassa, xumbos Figuera, figueres paleres.

– Euskera: indipikondo, indiapiko

– Galician and Portuguese: Figueira da India, Figueira da Barbaria, chumbeira, tabaibeira, Piteira, figueira tuna, palm forrageira (Brazil)

– French: figuier de Barbarie, figuier d’Inde, d’Espagne figuier

– Italian: fico d’India, ficodindia, but pungent, ficudinnia

– German: Indischer Feigenkaktus, Kaktusfeigen

  • Scientific name: Opuntia ficus-indica

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24 March, 2022

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