Austrocylindropuntia cylindrica

Family Cactaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [Weeds of National Significance]
Common namesCane Cactus, Coral Cactus, Prickly Pear
SynonymsAustrocylindropuntia intermedia Rauh & Backeb.; Cactus cylindricus Lam.; Cylindropuntia cylindrica (Lam.) F.M.Knuth; Cylindropuntia intermedia Rauh & Backeb.; Opuntia cylindrica (Lam.) DC.
Growth formSucculent, Shrub
Seed dispersal morphologyInformation unavailable
Maximum height (m)1.5
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeSouth America
Exotic range (Australia)WA, SA, NSW, VIC
Exotic range (other)Information unavailable
Habitat types (exotic)Grasslands, Scrublands/shrublands, Woodlands
Soil type (exotic)Information unavailable
Decade of introduction1950

Rating [?]

Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 30024003463030
RCP 8.5 2050 30022003083430
RCP 8.5 2070 30026003083426

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