Common name: Spiny Pest Pear
Opuntia stricta var. dillenii (Ker Gawl.) L.D.Benson APNI*
Synonyms: Opuntia dillenii (Ker Gawl.) Haw. APNI*
Description: Spines 1–11 per areole on most areoles.
Distribution and occurrence: Not common. This variety is reported for N.S.W, with intermediates between it and var. stricta.
NSW subdivisions: *SC, *NFWP
Other Australian states: *Qld
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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