Celtis sinensis

Family Cannabaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [WoNS shortlist (pre-2012); NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesChinese Celtis, Chinese Elm, Chinese Nettle Tree, Japanese Hackberry
SynonymsInformation unavailable
Growth formTree, Shrub
Seed dispersal morphologyFleshy fruit/Edible/Aril
Maximum height (m)20
Capable of vegetative reproductionInformation unavailable
Native rangeAsia
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, QLD
Exotic range (other)North America, Oceania, South America
Habitat types (exotic)Coastal vegetation/sand dunes, Disturbed areas (including trails), Forest, Riparian systems, Thickets, Woodlands
Soil type (exotic)Clay
Decade of introduction1910

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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