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Species profile—Opuntia sulphurea

Classification

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

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Cactaceae
Scientific name
Opuntia sulphurea Gillies ex Salm-Dyck
WildNet taxon ID
9335
Alternate name(s)
common prickly pear
Biosecurity Act 2014 (BIO) status
Prohibited Matter
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=9335

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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