Back to Biodiversity Explorer main pageGo to Iziko Museums of Cape Town home pageAbout Biodiversity Explorer - history, goals, etc.Send us your questions about southern African biodiversityPeople who have contributed content and images.Search Biodiversity Explorer

Opuntia humifusa (Large flowered prickly pear, Creeping prickly pear)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Core Eudicots > Order: Caryophyllales > Familty: Cactaceae > Genus: Opuntia

A declared Category 1 invasive plants in South Africa.

Ecological interactions in southern Africa

Herbivores

Text by Hamish Robertson


Contact us if you can contribute information or images to improve this page.

Biodiversity Explorer home   Iziko home   Search