Commonly cultivated in tropical areas, from whence it escapes into the watercourses. Will grow well on dryer, poor sites.
- Semi-deciduous small spreading tree to 10 meters
- Leaves are rounded, divided for 1/3 of their length into two lobes
- Deciduous in dry season
- Flowers attractive with, purple or pink petals
- Fruit a woody pod containing several rounded brown seeds
ACTION: For control information contact your local government weed inspector or your Biosecurity Queensland Land Protection Officer.
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however under the Biosecurity Act 2014 you still have an obligation to prevent or minimise a biosecurity risk posed by a pest.