Named after its batwing shaped leaves and flowers that are very similar to the passionfruit flower.
Can quickly invade pasture, reducing area for grazing and breaking fences that it grows over.
Blue morning glory
Pantropical plant naturalised in 1950. Introduced to New Zealand as an attractive garden plant that flowers year round.
A dense scrambler with small pinkish-white flowers (October to March), red berries, long prickly stems, and sharp spiny scales.
Also called cup-and-saucer vine, the flowers are green and smelly when young, then turn deep purple.
Chilean flame creeper
A climbing plant with coiling tendrils that allow it to climb up into the tree canopy.
A vigorous climber with long, wiry stems that twine clockwise. It can grow up to 15m a year.
Very tolerant and extremely hard to kill, Jasmine can live up to 15 to 20 years in the wild.
Originally from South Africa it is aptly named because it can rapidly choke and smother other plants.
Butterflies feeding on moth plant can die from starvation due to feeding parts becoming gummed up.