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Plants of the Fraser Coast Region

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Species information

Araujia sericifera     Brot.

This introduced vine or climber is commonly known as moth plant.

Reported at 1 Fraser Coast locality: Tiaro.

It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census but is not listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.

In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act this taxon is not classified as it is not native to Queensland.
Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.

Araujia sericifera is described as a "higher dicot" in the Apocynaceae family.

Listed as an invasive plant under the Biosecurity Act 2014 but not prohibited or restricted. 


Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.

Australasian Virtual Herbarium

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