Global Compendium of Weeds
Ceiba pentandra (Bombacaceae)
Presented here is summary information about the species Ceiba pentandra 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Synonyms/other Latin names: [ see GRIN ]
Status(es) (compiled for below "Data sources"): cultivation escape, environmental weed, naturalised, weed [for definitions, see the GCW introduction .]
Origin (native to where): [no info]
Actual and Prospective Weeds. Pacific Islands Ecosystems at Risk Project; http://www.hear.org/pier/ (weed) [ online info ]
AN OVERVIEW OF INVASIVE WOODY PLANTS IN THE TROPICS. PIERRE BINGGELI, John B. Hall and John R. Healey email@example.com (weed)
Clutton-Brock, T.H. & Gillett, J.B. (1979). A survey of forest composition in the Gombe National Park, Tanzania. Afr. J. Ecol. 17:131-158. (naturalised)
Flora List for Pohnpei from Christopher Dahl (File creation date 15 Nov 1997) College of Micronesia-FSM Botany 250 (naturalised)
Germplasm Resources Information Network G.R.I.N. GRIN (naturalised)
Haysom, K.A. and Murphy, S.T.(2003). The status of invasiveness of forest tree species outside their natural habitat: a global review and discussion paper. Forest Health and Biosecurity Working Paper FBS/3E. Forestry Department. FAO, Rome. (naturalised)
Introduced plants in Galapagos. Introduced Species Registered in the Charles Darwin Research Station Herbarium as present in Galapagos (616 species, not including questionably native species), November 2004. (naturalised)
McMullen, C.K. (1999). Flowering Plants of the Galapagos. Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca and London. (cultivation escape)
Plant Threats to Pacific Ecosystems. A product of the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER). This table lists all species that are profiled on PIER. It includes those of environmental concern (including those that are probably of threat only to islands with high elevations) as well as agricultural and ruderal weeds. Jim Space, PEIR Co-ordinator. (environmental weed)
Randall, R.P., Mitchell, A.A. & Waterhouse, B.M. (1999) Tropical Weeds Report. Internal Report to Manager of Plant Industry Protection, Dept of Agriculture, Western Australia. (weed)
Space, J. (2002-) Invasive species present on Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. A product of the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER) (weed)
Swarbrick, J.T. & Hart, R. (2000) Environmental weeds of Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) and their Management. Plant Protection Quarterly. Vol.16(2) (environmental weed)
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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.