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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Prickly Pear

Drooping prickly pear in Camps Bay
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Location: 18A, Atholl Rd, Camps Bay
Observed: 10th November 2016
Added: 17th November 2016
Identifications:1
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Prickly Pear

Prickly Pear
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Camps Bay Drive
Observed: 20th September 2016
Added: 17th October 2016
Identifications:1
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Sweat Prickly Pear (Matatiele NR)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Matatiele (Nat Res - Lower)
Observed: 28th September 2016
Added: 7th October 2016
Identifications:1
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ALIEN HORROR: Prickly Pear

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By: Bushboy
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Location: St Lucia estuary
Observed: 21st September 2016
Added: 7th October 2016
Identifications:1
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Opuntia (Nahoon)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Nahoon Estuary Nature Reserve
Observed: 14th September 2016
Added: 23rd September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Prickly Pear (Opuntia ficus-indica)

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Location: Brittania Bay, West Coast
Observed: 22nd August 2016
Added: 1st September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Cactus?

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Location: McGregor village
Observed: 7th August 2016
Added: 14th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:3
Description:

No thorns or spikes, just clumps of bristles

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Opuntia ficus-indica rot

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Midbrak Conservancy Erf 928
Observed: 13th August 2016
Added: 14th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
Description:

There are many plants in the area and some are rotting. Is this the result of bio control infestation?

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Planted or feral?

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By: Fynbosphil
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Location: Deer Park
Observed: 3rd August 2016
Added: 10th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

A few opuntias showing their faces just off the trail in Deer Park

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Sweat Prickly Pear (N12)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: N12 - Orange
Observed: 23rd July 2016
Added: 27th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Wilde turksvy

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Location: Plaas Elandsfontein
Observed: 7th October 2015
Added: 9th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Bergveld

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Sweet Prickly Pear (B-poort)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Biesiepoort
Observed: 11th June 2016
Added: 8th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Opuntia in the wilderness

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By: Fynbosphil
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Location: Wilderness
Observed: 16th June 2016
Added: 21st June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Urban Aliens - Opuntia

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By: Fynbosphil
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Location: Swellendam
Observed: 16th June 2016
Added: 20th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Note, spreading through broken cladodes

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Sweat Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: MR14, Lubombo
Observed: 26th August 2009
Added: 3rd June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Swazi
Observed: 26th August 2009
Added: 1st June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Unnamed Road, Lubombo
Observed: 26th August 2009
Added: 25th May 2016
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, Lubombo
Observed: 26th August 2009
Added: 25th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Sweat Prickly Pear (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Unnamed Road, Lubombo
Observed: 26th August 2009
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Gulu NR)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Gulu Nat Res
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 18th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Opuntia (Gulu NR)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Gulu Nat Res
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 18th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Opuntia

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By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBotanical Society of South AfricaBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingCREW (KZN)Lepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Vlakplaas
Observed: 30th April 2016
Added: 5th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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prickly situation

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Fort Fordyce flats
Observed: 3rd April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Sweet Prickly Pear (Nieu)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Nieuwoudtsville - Glacier
Observed: 21st March 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (R67)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R67 (1)
Observed: 28th February 2016
Added: 19th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Drooping Prickly Pear (Opuntia monacantha)

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Location: Wilderness
Observed: 21st February 2016
Added: 14th April 2016
Identifications:4
Agreements:1
Comments:4
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Prickly Pear

Prickly Pear
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Track s of Ngoma River Dwesa
Observed: 10th March 2016
Added: 12th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Sweet Prickly Pear (T-Falls)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Tsitsa (Falls)
Observed: 14th February 2016
Added: 6th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Opuntia (Willowmore)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Willowmore - East of N9
Observed: 4th April 2016
Added: 5th April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:3
Description:

Photo handed to me be G van Rensburg from the Willowmore district for identification

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Sweat Prickly Pear (R396)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R396 (5)
Observed: 31st January 2016
Added: 31st March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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