Move your mouse over image to enlarge. Barcode: CAL0000009505 Family: CACTACEAE Scientific Name: Opuntia nigricans Haw. Collector: R.E.P. Country: India Uses: Baked fruit is used in whooping cough. Mashed up stems are used as poultice to allay inflammation and hot ones are applied to boils to hasten suppuration. Pulp is used in ophthalmia.