Gymnocoronis spilanthoides

Family Asteraceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds; National Environmental Alert List]
Common namesSenegal Tea, Senegal Tea Plant, Spade Leaf Plant, Temple Plant
SynonymsAlomia spilanthoides D.Don ex Hook.; Alomia spilanthoides D.Don ex Hook. & Arn. Adenostemma gymnocoronis Sch.Bip. ex Baker [Illegitimate]; Gymnocoronis attenuata DC.; Gymnocoronis spilanthoides var. attenuata (DC.) Baker; Gymnocoronis spilanthoides var. spilanthoides; Gymnocoronis subcordata DC.; Piqueria attenuata (DC.) Gardner; Piqueria longipetiolata Sch.Bip. ex Baker [Illegitimate]; Piqueria subcordata (DC.) Gardner
Growth formAquatic, Herb
Seed dispersal morphologyInformation unavailable
Maximum height (m)1
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeNorth America, South America
Exotic range (Australia)QLD, NSW, VIC
Exotic range (other)Pacific Ocean Islands, Asia
Habitat types (exotic)Water bodies, Riparian systems, Floodplains, Wetlands
Soil type (exotic)Aquatic
Decade of introduction1970

Rating [?]

Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 3022844012103012
RCP 8.5 2050 30232034416266
RCP 8.5 2070 30232030416306

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2050 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2070 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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Further Information