go to City of Townsville go to City of Thuringowa go to Burdekin Shire go to Hinchinbrook Shire go to Cardwell Shire
Tropical North Queensland
Natural Assets Database back to Natural Assets home

Vegetation Database .. detailed information
devil’s fig, thornapple
Solanum torvum
Plant Family :Solanaceae
Plant Form :shrub
Growth Habit :Spreading or scrambling shrub 2-3m tall, hairy stems with scatted, stout yellowish prickles. Prickles may be absent on mature growth.
Fruiting Season :Flowering period. September to December.
Description :Introduced. Suspected of being poisonous.
Distribution :Coastal QLD., northern N.S.W. and NT
Weed Status :Low importance
Introduced :Yes
Seen North Qld :  Yes

      Additional info ..locations seen (3)  ..   habitats seen (1)  ..    

      Sponsored by Townsville City Council
      and Townsville Enterprise