Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T.Aiton

Swan Plant

Hortus Kew. 2: 8 (1811) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

*CVU, *EGU, *GipP, *Gold, *GGr, *MuF, *MuM, *NIS, *NIS, *OtP, *VRiv, *VVP, *Wim.

Only the typical subspecies has been recorded in Victoria. See subspecies profile for description.

Source: Jeanes, J.A. (1999). Asclepiadaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-05-02
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Gentianales
family Apocynaceae
genus Gomphocarpus
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Gomphocarpus fruticosus in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Gomphocarpus fruticosus in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present naturalised
Wimmera present naturalised
Victorian Volcanic Plain present naturalised
Victorian Riverina present naturalised
Murray Fans present introduced
Gippsland Plain present naturalised
Otway Plain present naturalised
Goldfields present naturalised
Central Victorian Uplands present introduced
Greater Grampians present introduced
Northern Inland Slopes present introduced
Northern Inland Slopes present naturalised
East Gippsland Uplands present introduced

State distribution

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory