Opuntia monacantha

Family Cactaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [Weeds of National Significance; NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesDrooping Tree Pear, Prickly Pear
SynonymsOpuntia vulgaris Mill.
Growth formSucculent, Shrub
Seed dispersal morphologyInformation unavailable
Maximum height (m)4
Capable of vegetative reproductionInformation unavailable
Native rangeInformation unavailable
Exotic range (Australia)WA, SA, QLD, NSW, VIC
Exotic range (other)Information unavailable
Habitat types (exotic)Information unavailable
Soil type (exotic)Sandy, Loamy
Decade of introductionInformation unavailable

Rating [?]

Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 300442403463028
RCP 8.5 2050 3024243038143038
RCP 8.5 2070 302360383484026

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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