Pithecoctenium crucigerum

Family Bignoniaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesBrazilian White Bellflower, Monkey Comb, Monkey's Comb, Monkey's Hairbrush, Monkey's-comb, Monkey-comb, Monkeycomb, White Trumpet Vine
SynonymsBignonia crucigera L.
Growth formVine/scrambler/climber
Seed dispersal morphologyWing/Achene/Pappus
Maximum height (m)0.15
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeNorth America, South America
Exotic range (Australia)QLD, NSW
Exotic range (other)Information unavailable
Habitat types (exotic)Roadsides, Riparian systems , Forests, Disturbed areas (including trails)
Soil type (exotic)Information unavailable
Decade of introduction1980

Rating [?]

Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 30034123080412
RCP 8.5 2050 3002610281041212
RCP 8.5 2070 300268281241212

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