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Species profile—Opuntia

Classification

Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → CactaceaeOpuntia

Photo of Opuntia () - Ford, L.,QPWS

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Cactaceae
Scientific name
Opuntia
WildNet taxon ID
13842
Alternate name(s)
prickly-pear
pear-cactus
common prickly pear
prickly pear
prickly pears
Biosecurity Act 2014 (BIO) status
Prohibited Matter
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

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=13842

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
23 October 2019
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