Opuntia polyacantha Haw.

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

*MuM, *VVP.

Several varieties of Opuntia polyacantha have been described, only O. polyacantha var. erinacea is known in Victoria.

Created by: Val Stajsic, 2017-07-25
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2017-07-25
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Opuntia polyacantha in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Opuntia polyacantha in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present introduced
Victorian Volcanic Plain present introduced

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Western Australia
South Australia