LOOK OUT FOR: Queen of the night

This highly invasive plant Cereus jamacaru has been declared a category 1b species in terms of the Alien and Invasive Species Regulations (AIS), National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (Act No 10 of 2004), which necessitates its control, or removal and destruction if possible.  It is quite prolific in the Waterberg and needs to be irradicated.

Useful links:

https://invasives.org.za/fact-sheet/queen-of-the-night/

https://www.arc.agric.za/arc-ppri/Pages/Queen-of-the-night.aspx.

https://www.arc.agric.za/arc-ppri/Leaflets%20Library/Queen%20of%20the%20night%20cactus,%20C%20jamacaru%20%20biological%20control.pdf.