Observations in the Genus: Opuntia

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: ZA, N2
Observed: 13th September 2009
Added: 31st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: MR11, Shiselweni
Observed: 13th September 2009
Added: 30th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: MR1, Hhohho
Observed: 13th September 2009
Added: 29th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: MR21, Shiselweni
Observed: 13th September 2009
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: MR21, Shiselweni
Observed: 13th September 2009
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: MR21, Shiselweni
Observed: 13th September 2009
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: MR11 Swazi
Observed: 13th September 2009
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: MR11, Shiselweni
Observed: 13th September 2009
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Unnamed Road, Shiselweni
Observed: 13th September 2009
Added: 26th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: ZA, N2
Observed: 13th September 2009
Added: 26th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: ZA, N2
Observed: 13th September 2009
Added: 26th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: D 42, Lubombo
Observed: 10th August 2009
Added: 26th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: N2, Zululand DC
Observed: 13th September 2009
Added: 25th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: MR5, Manzini
Observed: 10th August 2009
Added: 24th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: MR5, Dvokolwako
Observed: 10th August 2009
Added: 24th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)
By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: MR5, Manzini
Observed: 10th August 2009
Added: 22nd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Opuntia (Prince Albert)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Prince Albert
Observed: 9th January 2015
Added: 10th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (KarNP)

Sweet Prickly Pear (KarNP)
By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Karoo National Park
Observed: 7th January 2015
Added: 9th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Opuntia humifusa (Devil's Tongue)

 Opuntia humifusa (Devil's Tongue)
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Roderick Hill Bloemfontein
Observed: 30th December 2014
Added: 3rd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Spiky

Prickly Pear
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Location: Strandfontein Birding Area (False Bay Nature Reserve)
Observed: 10th December 2014
Added: 11th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Spiny prickly pear

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Location: R398, Middelburg - EC
Observed: 4th December 2014
Added: 8th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Opuntia species very confusing - possibly O. ficus indica or O. robusta, but really not sure. Glochids absent on cladodes, present on fruit. Has a stem. Spine clusters denser on cladode edges. Flowers yellow or orange. Perhaps a stricta/robusta hybrid?

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Pricklypear

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By: peter slingsby
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Location: P1572 near Albertinia
Observed: 20th November 2014
Added: 26th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Another opuntia

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By: Fynbosphil
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Location: Brits
Observed: 13th November 2014
Added: 20th November 2014
Likely ID: Opuntia stricta
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Opuntia salmiana

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By: Fynbosphil
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Location: Brits
Observed: 13th November 2014
Added: 20th November 2014
Likely ID: Opuntia salmiana
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:4
Description:

Take a close look - if all goes well, this cactus won't be around much longer

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Opuntia humifusa

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By: Andrew Hankey
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Location: R563, West Rand
Observed: 8th November 2014
Added: 11th November 2014
Likely ID: Opuntia humifusa
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Prickly pear

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By: Andrew Hankey
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Location: R512, West Rand
Observed: 6th November 2014
Added: 7th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:3
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Looks alien..

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Location: Swimuwini Chalets, South Gonarezhou National Park
Observed: 26th September 2014
Added: 24th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Opuntia ficus-indica

Opuntia ficus-indica
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Mosslands Two River Trail
Observed: 27th September 2014
Added: 20th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:1
Description:

Introduced from Central America

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prickly pear

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By: rianabate
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Location: R325, Benede Oranje
Observed: 17th October 2014
Added: 19th October 2014
Likely ID: Opuntia
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Opuntia ficus-indica

Opuntia ficus-indica
By: Nicky vB
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Location: The Great Fish River Nature Reserve
Observed: 2nd October 2014
Added: 17th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Introduced from Central America intended for use as a hedge, fodder and succulent fruit.

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Species with which Opuntia interacts