Global Compendium of Weeds
Agapanthus praecox (Liliaceae)
Presented here is summary information about the species Agapanthus praecox from the Global Compendium of Weeds, and citations of references to this species as a weed. Definitions of terms are available in the GCW introduction . For further information--or to report corrections or concerns--contact email@example.com.
Synonyms/other Latin names: [ see GRIN ]
Status(es) (compiled for below "Data sources"): cultivation escape, environmental weed, garden thug, naturalised, weed [for definitions, see the GCW introduction .]
Origin (native to where): S Africa, S Africa, Afr (S Afr), Afr (S Afr)
Barker, W.R., R.M.Barker, J.P. Jessop & H.P. Vonow (Eds.) (2005). Census of South Australian Vascular Plants. 5th Edition. J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. Supplement 1. (Botanic Gardens of Adelaide & State Herbarium: Adelaide).
Blood, K. (2001) Environmental weeds: A field guide for SE Australia. C.H. Jerram & Associates.
Carr, G.W., Yugovic, J.V. and Robinson, K.E. (1992). Environmental Weed Invasions in Victoria. Department of Conservation and Environment. Melbourne
Check-list of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly - 1994 C.N. French and R.J. Murphy. University of Exeter
Chris Buddenhagen and Melanie Newfield (pers comm. 2001) A list of potential and actual environmental weeds for New Zealand. Department of Conservation.
Clement, E.J. and Foster, M.C. (1994) Alien plants of the British Isles. Botanical Society of the British Isles, London.
Environmental Weed List Victoria. Supplied by Weedmanager.Net (Source not cited but possibly drawn from Carr et al. Environmental Weeds of Victoria)
Fowler, A.L., Caton, B.P. Fieselmann, D., Fowler, G. and Parker, C. (2003). Creation of a Prioritization Model to Identify Weeds of Global Significance. Weed Science Society of America, Jacksonville, Florida. [The following lists indicate (Table 1) the 15 species (not in cultivation in USA) selected under Phase I and (Table 2) the further 25 highest-ranking species selected under Phase II. Full fact sheets of the new 25 species are appended (Appendix 1). Appendix 2 includes the further 126 species not in cultivation which have been fully scored. Corresponding lists of species already in cultivation in USA appear as Tables 3 and 4. The latter table includes all those species, in cultivation, which have been at least partially scored (though this process is far from complete)]
Germplasm Resources Information Network G.R.I.N. GRIN
Groves, R.H. & Hosking, J.R. (1997) Recent Incursions of Weeds to Australia. Technical Series N° 3. CRC for Weed Management Systems, Australia. (weed)
Hill, M., Baker, R., Broad, G., Chandler, P.J., Copp, G.H., Ellis, J., Jones, D., Hoyland, C., Laing, I., Longshaw, M., Moore, N., Parrott, D., Pearman, D., Preston, C., Smith, R.M. and Waters, R.(2005). Audit of non-native species in England. English Nature Research Reports N° 662, English Nature.
Inger Wallentinus (19??). Introduced Marine Algae and Vascular Plants in European Aquatic Enviroments. Department of Marine Botany, Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden. Appendix 1. Introduced vascular plants in aquatic environments in the different European areas, incuding also occasional species.
Introduced (Naturalised) Species to the United States [USDA, NRCS 1999. The PLANTS database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. ]
John Hosking, NSW Department of Agriculture, Weed Database 30 April 2003 (environmental weed, naturalised)
Keighery, G. and Longman, V. (2004). The naturalized vascular plants of Western Australia 1: Checklist, environmental weeds and Distribution in IBRA Regions. Plant Protection Quarterly Vol.19 (1). pp:12-32.
Landcare Research New Zealand (2001) Plant Names Database.
List of Pteridophtyes and Spermatophytes for the Canary Islands (Lista de Pterido y Spermatoe Indice) Presence or Absence is denoted on an island by island basis and introduced (naturalised) taxa are also denoted. 2002. Viceconsejería de Medio Ambiente. Gobierno de Canarias.
Muyt, A. (2001). Bush Invaders of South-East Australia. R.G. and F.J. Richardson, Victoria
Owen, S.J. (1996). Weeds of concern on conservation lands in New Zealand. Ecological weeds on conservation land in New Zealand: A database. 118p. Department of Conservation, Wellington.
Preston, C.D., Pearman, D.A. and Dines, T.D. (2002) New Atlas of the British & Irish Flora. An Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. Oxford University Press.
Richardson, F.J., Richardson, R.G. and Shepherd, R.C.H. (2006). Weeds of the South-East. An identification guide for Australia. R.G. & F.J. Richardson. Meredith, Victoria. ISBN 0958743932, 438 pages.
Wildlife Atlas CAPS plant taxa - Census of Plants in New South Wales National Parks? New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service.
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This page was created on 13 September 2007 by PT, and was last updated on
04 October 2007
by PT based on data from Rod Randall's Global Compendium of Weeds database dated 24 January 2007.