Climbing Gloxinia

Also known as:
Maurandya Vine, Maurandya Erubescens
Family:
Scrophulariaceae
Origin:
Mexico

General description

Perennial vine, climbing <4m. Soft, hairy palmate-triangular leaves (<75 x 75 mm). Leaf margins toothed. White, purple or rose coloured, tubular flowers (Oct-Mar). Round fruit capsules, many winged seeds.

Open areas, grasslands, shrubland. Prefers rocky, sunny positions.

Locally by climbing.

Smothers host species.

Site management

Check stumps for regrowth.

Recommended approaches

1. Cut & stump paint with Vigilant gel.

Caution: when using any herbicide or pesticide PLEASE READ THE LABEL THOROUGHLY to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.

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RPMS status

Surveillance - Whole Region
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