Harrisia tortuosa

Family Cactaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesHarrisia Cactus
SynonymsCereus tortuosus J.Forbes ex Otto & A.Dietr.; Eriocereus tortuosus (Forbes ex Otto & A.Dietr.) Riccob.
Growth formSucculent, Shrub
Seed dispersal morphologyFleshy fruit/Edible/Aril
Maximum height (m)0.5
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeNorth America, South America
Exotic range (Australia)QLD, NSW
Exotic range (other)Information unavailable
Habitat types (exotic)Scrublands/shrublands, Forest, Pasture
Soil type (exotic)Clay
Decade of introduction1890

Rating [?]

Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 302300341012126
RCP 8.5 2050 304380261012124
RCP 8.5 2070 3063822610121610

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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Further Information