Solanum dunalianum  |  

Solanum dunalianum

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

A small tree or shrub growing to 2-4 m high, with virtually hairless branches, leaves and inflorescences. In this species, unlike many others of the genus, prickles are absent, though it is noted that in New Guinea, the species has been found to produce prickles.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Solanum dunalianum

    Threats The main identified threats to some populations of Solanum dunalianum are associated with localised settlement pressures including land clearing exotic animals; such as feral pigs (Sus scrofa) weeds and altered fire regimes (Landsberg Clarkson; 2004).