Regularity: Regularly occurring
Areoles raised, densly elongate bristles. Spines 5-7 per areole.
Solitary, sessile, yellow. Flowering throughout the year.
A berry, obovoid, purple when ripe. Seeds many. Fruiting from MArch onwards.
An armed shrub."
Habitat & Distribution
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Opuntia dillenii
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Opuntia dillenii
Public Records: 4
Specimens with Barcodes: 4
Species With Barcodes: 1
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked
Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems
Names and Taxonomy
Comments: Introduced into S India and Australia, where it is known as Pest Pear.
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