Cylindropuntia fulgida var. mamillata

Family Cactaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [Weeds of National Significance; NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesBoxing Glove Cholla, Coral Cactus, Jumping Cactus, Jumping Cholla, Prickly Pear
SynonymsCylindropuntia fulgida f. cristata P.V.Heath; Cylindropuntia fulgida f. monstruosa P.V.Heath; Cylindropuntia fulgida var. fulgida; Grusonia fulgida (Engelm.) G.D.Rowley; Opuntia fulgida Engelm.; Opuntia fulgida var. mamillata (A.Schott) J.M.Coult.; Opuntia fulgida var. mamillata (Schott ex Engelm.) J.M. Coult.; Opuntia mamillata Schott ex Engelm.
Growth formSucculent, Shrub
Seed dispersal morphologyInformation unavailable
Maximum height (m)1
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeNorth America
Exotic range (Australia)WA, NT, QLD, NSW, SA
Exotic range (other)Information unavailable
Habitat types (exotic)Information unavailable
Soil type (exotic)Stony/gravel, Alkaline, Sandy
Decade of introduction1980

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Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 300383434220432
RCP 8.5 2050 300423234320434
RCP 8.5 2070 300323642340430

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2050 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2070 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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