Chrysanthemoides monilifera subsp. rotundata

Family Asteraceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [Weeds of National Significance; WoNS shortlist (pre-2012); NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesBitou Bush, Boneseed
SynonymsOsteospermum moniliferum var. rotundatum (DC.) Harv. ; Osteospermum rotundatum DC.
Growth formShrub
Seed dispersal morphologyFleshy fruit/Edible/Aril
Maximum height (m)2
Capable of vegetative reproductionNo
Native rangeAfrica
Exotic range (Australia)QLD, NSW, Lord Howe Island, VIC
Exotic range (other)Information unavailable
Habitat types (exotic)Coastal vegetation/sand dunes, Forest, Riparian systems, Grasslands, Woodlands
Soil type (exotic)Sandy, well-drained
Decade of introduction1900

Rating [?]

Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 3003202030242838
RCP 8.5 2050 3023002028263438
RCP 8.5 2070 3023202024283432

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