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Species profile—Acanthocereus tetragonus (sword pear)

Classification

Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → CactaceaeAcanthocereus tetragonus (sword pear)

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Cactaceae
Scientific name
Acanthocereus tetragonus (L.) Hummelinck
Common name
sword pear
WildNet taxon ID
13743
Alternate name(s)
barbed-wire cactus
sword cactus
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Environmental Weed

Other resources

The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=13743

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
8 March 2022
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