Tipuana tipu

Family Fabaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Naturalised [National Environmental Alert List]
Common namesPride of Bolivia, Racehorse Tree, Rosewood, Tipu Tree, Tipuana Tree
SynonymsMachaerium fertile Griseb.; Machaerium tipu Benth.; Tipuana speciosa Benth.; Tipuana tipa Lillo; Tipuana tipu (Benth.) Lillo
Growth formTree
Seed dispersal morphologyWing/Achene/Pappus
Maximum height (m)10
Capable of vegetative reproductionNo
Native rangeSouth America
Exotic range (Australia)QLD, NSW
Exotic range (other)Information unavailable
Habitat types (exotic)Woodlands, Grasslands, Riparian systems, Roadsides, Disturbed areas, Garden escape
Soil type (exotic)Most soil types, Clay, Loamy
Decade of introduction1970

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Rating [?]

Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 300262341261016
RCP 8.5 2050 300340221241216
RCP 8.5 2070 302340221281216

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