Andropogon gayanus

Family Poaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Naturalised
Common namesBluestern, Gamba Grass, Rhodesian Andropogon, Rhodesian Blue Grass
SynonymsInformation unavailable
Growth formGraminoid
Seed dispersal morphologyAdhesive (burrs, sticky, awns, hairs etc)
Maximum height (m)4
Capable of vegetative reproductionNo
Native rangeTropical Africa
Exotic range (Australia)NT, QLD, WA
Exotic range (other)North America, South America
Habitat types (exotic)Disturbed areas (including trails), Floodplains, Grasslands, Pastures, Riparian systems, Roadsides, Woodlands
Soil type (exotic)Gravel/stony, Most soil types
Decade of introduction1930

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Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 382022423822181836
RCP 8.5 2035 382022423822181838
RCP 8.5 2065 382022423822181838

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2035 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2065 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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