Weed Habitat

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.

Bauhinia - Bauhinia monandra

Bauhinia - Bauhinia monandra


Currently not declared.
however under the Biosecurity Act 2014 you still have an obligation to prevent or minimise a biosecurity risk posed by a pest.