Moraea miniata

Family Iridaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesCape Tulip, Cape Tulip (two-leaf), Cape Tulips, Two-leaf Cape Tulip
Synonyms(?)Homeria collina var. miniata F.Muell.; Homeria miniata (Andrews) Sweet
Growth formHerb
Seed dispersal morphologyInformation unavailable
Maximum height (m)0.6
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeSouthern Africa
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, SA, VIC, WA
Exotic range (other)Information unavailable
Habitat types (exotic)Coastal vegetation/sand dunes, Disturbed areas (including trails), Dry sclerophyll forest, Grasslands, Heathlands, Pastures, Roadsides, Wetlands, Woodlands
Soil type (exotic)Clay, Poorly drained, Sandy
Decade of introduction1890

National Climate Change Impact

Invasive Class 1

Species has increases in the area of suitable habitat and habitat suitability of observations 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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