Hydrocleys nymphoides

Family Alismataceae

Species Profile

Species classification Naturalised
Common namesWater Poppy
SynonymsHydrocleis nymphoides Buchenau; Hydrocleys azurea Schult.f.; Hydrocleys commersonii Rich.; Hydrocleys humboldtii (Rich.) Endl. [Illegitimate]; Limnocharis commersonii (Rich.) Spreng.; Limnocharis humboldtii Rich.; Limnocharis nymphoides (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Micheli; Sagittaria ranunculoides Vell.; Stratiotes nymphoides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.; Vespuccia humboldtii (Rich.) Parl.
Growth formAquatic, Herb
Seed dispersal morphologyInformation unavailable
Maximum height (m)0.5
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeNorth America, South America, Atlantic Ocean Islands
Exotic range (Australia)QLD, Norfolk Island, VIC
Exotic range (other)Pacific Ocean Islands, Africa, North America
Habitat types (exotic)Water bodies, Wetlands
Soil type (exotic)Fertile, Loamy, Aquatic
Decade of introduction1890

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Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 30143442812103610
RCP 8.5 2050 3014362266123610
RCP 8.5 2070 30163243412123610

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