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  • 09 February 2017
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The table lists the species recorded in the Compendium for this region (from the full species datasheets). It includes species that are invasive in this region, those for which there is no data on invasive status, and also species that are not invasive in the region but are reported as invasive elsewhere. This summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the distribution record. For further information, please follow the link to the datasheet.

DomainKingdomPhylumSpeciesDistributionOriginInvasiveReferences
EukaryotaFungiBasidiomycotaAustropuccinia psidii (myrtle rust) Present, few occurrences Introduced Holloway, 2016.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaIcerya purchasi (cottony cushion scale) Present Williams and Watson, 1990.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataCapra hircus (goats) Restricted distribution Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataColumba livia (pigeons) Present Native ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataFelis catus (cat) Eradicated Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataMus musculus (house mouse) Restricted distribution Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRattus rattus (black rat) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataSus scrofa [ISC] (feral pig) Eradicated Introduced Parkes et al., 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaEchinodermataAcanthaster planci (crown-of-thorns starfish) Present ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaPlantaeChlorophytaCaulerpa taxifolia (killer algae) Present Guiry and Guiry, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAgave americana (century plant) Present Introduced YesWeeds of Australia, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAmaranthus blitum (livid amaranth) Present Palmer, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAsparagus setaceus (asparagus fern) Present Introduced Fosberg et al., 1987.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBidens pilosa (blackjack) Present USDA Forest Service, 2000.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBuddleja madagascariensis (smokebush) Present Introduced Weeds of Australia, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCallisia fragrans (basketplant) Present Introduced Queensland Government, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCentella asiatica (Asiatic pennywort) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaColocasia esculenta (taro) Present Introduced Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, 2011.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCrocosmia x crocosmiiflora (montbretia) Present Introduced YesWeeds of Australia, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDactylis glomerata (cocksfoot) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFurcraea foetida (Mauritius hemp) Localised Introduced YesOrchard, 1994.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGalinsoga parviflora (gallant soldier) Present Introduced YesMurray, 1992.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGrevillea robusta (silky oak) Present Introduced PIER, 2002; Orchard, 1994.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHypochaeris radicata (cat's ear) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMacroptilium atropurpureum (siratro) Present Introduced Weeds of Australia, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMedicago lupulina (black medick) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMedicago polymorpha (bur clover) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMicrolaena stipoides (meadow rice grass, meadow ricegrass) Present Native PIER, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMoorochloa eruciformis (sweet signal grass) Present Introduced Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaNicotiana tabacum (tobacco) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum dilatatum (dallisgrass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum urvillei (Vasey grass) Present Introduced Queensland Government, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum vaginatum (seashore paspalum) Present Orchard, 1994.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPhysalis peruviana (Cape gooseberry) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPittosporum undulatum (Australian cheesewood) Present Introduced YesHutton, 2001; PIER, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPsidium cattleianum (strawberry guava) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPsidium guajava (guava) Present Introduced YesWeeds of Australia, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSilene gallica (common catchfly) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSonchus asper (spiny sow-thistle) Present Introduced YesWeeds of Australia, 2018.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSporobolus africanus (rat’s tail grass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaStachys arvensis (staggerweed) Present Introduced YesQueensland Government, 2012; PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaStenotaphrum secundatum (buffalo grass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTradescantia spathacea (boat lily) Present Introduced YesQueensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, 2011.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTradescantia zebrina (wandering jew) Present Introduced Biosecurity Queensland, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeStreptophytaCampylopus introflexus Present Native Streimann and Klazenga, 2002.

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