Predictor Variable Description Contribution (%)
2020 2050 2080
A2a B2a A2a B2a A2a B2a
Bio 2 Mean diurnal range 31.2 30.4 33.9 30.7 36.3 31.2
Bio 12 Annual precipitation 17.6 21.1 18.9 22.5 19.4 24.9
PET3 Potential evapo-transpiration of March 16.8 18.3 15.3 16.8 16.5 18.7
Bio1 Annual mean temperature 7.5 6.2 8.7 7.9 9.4 8.7
Alt Elevation 5.8 5.1 6.2 6.0 6.2 6.1
Bio 6 Minimum temperature of coldest period 4.7 3.8 4.8 4.2 4.9 4.1
Bio 14 Precipitation of driest period 3.7 3.9 3.2 4.1 2.9 4.1
CSIRO climate model projections
Bio 2 Mean diurnal range 31.5 30.3 32.5 31.6 35.8 33.4
Bio 12 Annual precipitation 16.4 18.2 18.0 20.9 18.4 21.7
PET3 Potential evapo-transpiration of March 15.8 16.5 15.3 16.7 15.9 16.7
Bio1 Annual mean temperature 6.9 5.6 7.7 7.1 8.4 7.8
Alt Elevation 5.4 5.3 5.6 5.2 5.7 5.4
Bio 6 Minimum temperature of coldest period 3.8 3.4 3.6 3.2 3.9 3.1
Bio 14 Precipitation of driest period 2.9 3.2 3.1 3.5 3.4 3.9
HADCM3 climate model projections
Bio 2 Mean diurnal range 30.9 29.8 31.2 30.6 32.5 31.4
Bio 12 Annual precipitation 21.3 23.2 21.9 24.1 22.4 24.9
PET3 Potential evapo-transpiration of March 15.7 16.5 16.4 17.1 16.5 17.6
Bio1 Annual mean temperature 9.1 8.4 8.7 7.8 8.4 7.0
Alt Elevation 4.5 4.3 4.2 3.9 4.2 4.1
Bio 6 Minimum temperature of coldest period 3.7 3.4 4.6 3.2 4.7 4.0
Bio 14 Precipitation of driest period 2.9 3.0 3.2 3.2 4.1 3.6
Table 3: Contribution (%) of the environmental predictor variables to invasion potential distribution model of Lantana camara in CCCMA, CSIRO and HADCM3 models under A2a and B2a climate scenarios.