Tridax daisy (species: Tridax procumbens) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Tridax procumbens
Tridax daisy

©Anne Hoggett: Flower of Tridax procumbens at Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Flower of Tridax procumbens at Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Seed heads and leaves (at bottom) of Tridax procumbens, Lizard Island. The large leaves in the midground are Ipomoea pes-caprae.
Kingdom Plantae
Division Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae
Genus Tridax
Species Tridax procumbens



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local feral populations

  • Lizard Island:  Considered a weed - introduced and invasive

Web resources


  • Colvill, A., M. Ahmet, S. Clag and B. Haigh (2004). Lizard Island fauna and flora sampling report.Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. LIRS catalog number 10067.
  • De Sloover, J.R. and S. LiĆ©geois (1997). Eagle Island, flora and vegetation (Queensland, Australia), Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg./ Bull. Nat. Plantentuin Belg., 66: 347-383. LIRS catalog number 526.