Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs in Haiti and probably in the Dominican Republic.
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Physical Description

Type Information

Isotype for Opuntia acaulis Ekman & Werderm.
Catalog Number: US 1304877
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): E. L. Ekman
Year Collected: 1925
Locality: Hispaniola Island, Greater Antilles, Haiti, West Indies
  • Isotype: Ekman, E. L. & Werdermann, E. 1931. Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 29: 230.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
It is very likely that this species grows in scrub, however, this needs confirmation.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2013

Assessor/s
Gann, G.D., Majure, L. & Griffith, P.

Reviewer/s
Goettsch, B.K.

Contributor/s

Justification
This species is listed as Data Deficient because there is no accurate information on its range and there is no information on its population size, trend or threats.
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Population

Population
There is no information on the population size or trend of Opuntia acaulis.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
The threats to this species are unknown.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
The species is not protected.
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