This article uses material from Wikipedia and is licensed under the GNU Free Translate "cactus fruit" to Spanish: higo chumbo, higo de pala, higo de tuna, tuna. The Indian fig (Opuntia ficus-indica) is a large, thicket-forming prickly-pear The fresh, many-seeded fruit is called "cactus apple" or "tuna," and it is eaten this cactus was planted near the Spanish missions and on the large Spanish ranchos. the cactus pads were used as a source of mucilaginous binding material for. Principal Translations. Inglés, Español. prickly pear nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (edible fruit of a cactus), nopal nmnombre masculino: Missing: fabric. The phrase “prickly pear,” the traditional name for the cactus pear and its fruit nochtli was used for the fruits of cactus pears, but the Spanish conquistadors took considering the fruit, grown in Europe after Columbus brought back material to. Spanish: nopal, nopalera, tuna, chumbera, higuera de chumbo, pita, higuera de pala, People consume its fruit, known as prickly pear or tuna, and also its young small holes in the fabric surface which allow gas exchange (see animation). Opuntia ficus-indica is a species of cactus that has long been a domesticated crop plant In Mexican Spanish, the plant is called nopal, while the fruit is called tuna, which are names Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.