This taxon name is not current. The available references for this name are:
Cylindropuntia rosea (DC.) Backeb. is more recently known as Cylindropuntia imbricata subsp. rosea (DC.) M.A.Baker
Reason See M.A. Baker et al. in Madroño 66:93 (2019)
See also: A longer explanation of these and other terms in our Plant Names Primer.
A taxon name that is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’, ‘Extinct’, or ‘Extinct in the Wild’ status until a new name has been published in a Biodiversity Conservation Order.