Austrocylindropuntia subulata

Family Cactaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [Weeds of National Significance]
Common namesEve's-pin Cactus
SynonymsAustrocylindropuntia exaltata (A.Berger) Backeb.; Cylindropuntia exaltata (A.Berger) Backeb.; Cylindropuntia subulata (Muehlenpf.) F.M.Knuth; Opuntia ellemeetiana Miq.; Opuntia exaltata A.Berger; Opuntia segethii F. Phil.; Opuntia subulata (Muehlenpf.) Engelm.; Peireskia subulata Muehlenpf.; Pereskia subulata Muehlenpf.
Growth formSucculent, Shrub
Seed dispersal morphologyInformation unavailable
Maximum height (m)3
Capable of vegetative reproductionInformation unavailable
Native rangeSouth America
Exotic range (Australia)SA
Exotic range (other)Europe, Africa
Habitat types (exotic)Information unavailable
Soil type (exotic)Information unavailable
Decade of introduction1960

This species is available for purchase online in Australia (current as of May 2018)

Rating [?]

Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 260126122661216
RCP 8.5 2050 2621441026121218
RCP 8.5 2070 2661421426121218

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