Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Common Prickly Pear Opuntia caracassana

Photo: Gerard van Buurt

Classification

Cactaceae [family]
Opuntia [genus] (11)
caracassana [species]

Classification

Cactaceae [family]
Opuntia [genus] (11)
caracassana [species]

Legislation and policy ?

CITES species of CITES Appendix II

Publications

  • CITES 2015. Checklist of CITES Species. UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre. [link]
  • MacRae, D.M. & De Meyer, K. 2020. Dutch Caribbean conservation species list. Using management effectiveness to strengthen species conservation in the Caribbean.