Ligustrum lucidum

Family Oleaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [WoNS shortlist (pre-2012); NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesBroad-leaved Privet, Privet (Broad-leaf)
SynonymsInformation unavailable
Growth formTree
Seed dispersal morphologyFleshy fruit/Edible/Aril
Maximum height (m)12
Capable of vegetative reproductionInformation unavailable
Native rangeAsia
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, QLD, VIC
Exotic range (other)Southern Africa, North America, Oceania, South America
Habitat types (exotic)Bushland, Coastal vegetation/sand dunes, Disturbed areas (including trails), Dry sclerophyll forest, Forest, Grasslands, Pastures, Riparian systems, Roadsides, Urban areas, gardens and parks, Wastelands, Wet sclerophyll forest, Woodlands,
Soil type (exotic)Information unavailable
Decade of introduction1840

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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