Cestrum nocturnum

Family Solanaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Naturalised
Common namesLady-of-the-Night, Night Cestrum, Night Queen, Night-blooming Jasmine, Night-flowering Cestrum, Night-flowering Jasmine, Poison-berry, Queen of the Night
SynonymsInformation unavailable
Growth formShrub
Seed dispersal morphologyFleshy fruit/Edible/Aril
Maximum height (m)5
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeAfrica, Central America
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, QLD, SA
Exotic range (other)Pacific Ocean Islands, Asia, Oceania, United States, Indian Ocean Islands
Habitat types (exotic)Forest, Riparian systems, Urban areas, Gardens and parks, Disturbed areas (including trails), Scrublands/shrublands
Soil type (exotic)Moist soils
Decade of introduction1890

This species is available for purchase online in Australia (current as of May 2013)

Rating [?]

Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 281026143230201620
RCP 8.5 2035 281028183230201620
RCP 8.5 2065 281028143230201620

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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