Coix lacryma-jobi

Family Poaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Naturalised
Common namesJob's Tears
SynonymsCoix agrestis Lour.; Coix agrestis var. maxima (Makino) Nakai; Coix arundinacea Lam.; Coix exaltata Jacq.; Coix exaltata Jacq. ex Spreng.; Coix lacryma-jobi var. maxima Makino; Coix lacryma-jobi var. novoguineensis Pilg.; Coix ouwehandii Koord.; Coix palustris Koord.; Coix pumila Roxb.; Coix stigmatosa K.Koch & Bouché; Lithagrostis lacryma-jobi (L.) Gaertn.
Growth formGraminoid
Seed dispersal morphologyInformation unavailable
Maximum height (m)3
Capable of vegetative reproductionInformation unavailable
Native rangeAsia
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, QLD, WA
Exotic range (other)Pacific Ocean Islands, Asia
Habitat types (exotic)Disturbed areas (including trails), Forest, Wastelands, Agricultural land, Roadsides, Riparian systems, Wetlands, Abandoned homesteads/cultivated land
Soil type (exotic)Infertile - low fertility, Fertile
Decade of introduction1910

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

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Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 281430143014201830
RCP 8.5 2035 281430143014201822
RCP 8.5 2065 281430143014201820

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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