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Tuna (Prickly Pear Fruit) Opuntia ficus-indica Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Tuna (Prickly Pear Fruit) 
Scientific Name(s): Opuntia ficus-indica 
Common Name(s): Cactus fruit, Popalitos, Prickly pear fruit 
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  • Thin skin armed wtih tiny spines
  • Deep red, mucilaginours pulp
  • Numerous small seeds
  • Tropical to subtropical
Season Information: No Seasonal Information available
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