Bryophyllum delagoense

Family Crassulaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [WoNS shortlist (pre-2012); NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesChandelier Plant, Christmas Bells, Common Mother of Millions, Mother of Millions, Mother-of-millions
SynonymsBryophyllum delagoaense orth. var. de Lange, R.O.Gardner, Sykes, Crowcroft, E.K.Cameron, F.Stalker, M.L.Christian; Bryophyllum tubiflorum Harv.; Kalanchoe delagoensis Eckl. & Zeyh.; Kalanchoe tubiflora (Harv.) Raym.-Hamet
Growth formHerb
Seed dispersal morphologyUnassisted
Maximum height (m)2.5
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeIndian Ocean Islands
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, QLD, SA, VIC, WA, Norfolk Island
Exotic range (other)Southern Africa
Habitat types (exotic)Coastal vegetation/sand dunes, Disturbed areas (including trails), Garden escape, Grasslands, Pastures, Roadsides, Urban areas, gardens and parks, Wastelands, Woodlands
Soil type (exotic)Clay, Most soil types, Sandy
Decade of introduction1950

National Climate Change Impact

Invasive Class 3

The area of suitable habitat and the habitat suitability of observations, for this species, are projected to decrease or remain the same under RCP 8.5 2065 compared to current climate suitability.

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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