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Ludwigia octovalvis (Onagraceae)


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Presented here is summary information about the species Ludwigia octovalvis 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 View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format. For further information--or to report corrections or concerns--contact webmaster@hear.org.


Synonyms/other Latin names:see GRIN ]

Status(es) (compiled for below "Data sources"): agricultural weed, environmental weed, naturalised, weed [for definitions, see the GCW introduction View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format.]

Origin (native to where): [no info]



Data sources:

Important Weed Species in Crops and Countries. Data stored from 59 developing countries and regularly updated. (Information gathered from FAO project and activities in the country) FAO Weed Management, Ricardo Labrada.

Important Weed Species in Crops and Countries. Data stored from 59 developing countries and regularly updated. (Information gathered from various activities executed previously by FAO) FAO Weed Management, Ricardo Labrada.

Important Weed Species in Crops and Countries. Data stored from 59 developing countries and regularly updated. (Information gathered in the FAO IPM workshop held in Kathmandou in April 1998) Information kindly provided by Ms D. Jagat Ranjit. FAO Weed Management, Ricardo Labrada.

Important Weed Species in Crops and Countries. Data stored from 59 developing countries and regularly updated. (Information kindly provided by Ms Mereseini Nagatalevu) FAO Weed Management, Ricardo Labrada.

Importation of Fresh Bananas from the Philippines Technical Information Paper May 2002. BIOSECURITY AUSTRALIA. (Tables 16 & 17 (Weeds))

Alien Species. On March 10, the Japanese Cabinet submitted the bill dealing with invasive alien species to the Diet. The Diet passed the bill without amendments and the Invasive Alien Species Act was promulgated as of June 2, 2004. List of alien species recognized to be established in Japan or found in the Japanese wild (as of October 27, 2004) [PDF]

Databases. List of Weed Species with links to more data. FAO Weed Management, Ricardo Labrada.

G.R.I.N. TAXON Database GRIN

Harada, J., Shibayama, H. and Morita, H. (1996). Weeds in the Tropics. Association for International Cooperation of Agriculture and Forestry, Japan. (weed)

Henty, E.E. and Pritchard, G.S. (1973) Weeds of New Guinea and their control. Botany Bulletin N7. Department of Forests. Div. of Botany. Lae, P.N.G. (All plants illustrated, kept in Agency library)

Holm, L. G., Doll, J., Holm, E., Pancho, J. V., and Herberger, J. P. (1997). World Weeds. Natural Histories and Distribution. John Wiley and Sons New York, USA.

Holm, L. G., Pancho, J. V., Herberger, J. P. and Plucknett, D. L. (1979). A Geographical Atlas of World Weeds. John Wiley and Sons NewYork, USA

Horng, H.C. & Leu, L.S. (1980). Weeds of Cultivated Land in Taiwan. Weed Science Society of the Republic of China.

ISSUES PAPER: Import Risk Analysis (IRA) for the Importation of Fresh Pineapple Fruit. August 2001. Plant Biosecurity, Biosecurity Australia.

Introduced (Naturalised) Flora of Ecuador: Catalogs on Web site of owners: http://www.ambiente.gov.ec/AMBIENTE/i3n2000 I3N.htm (If this link is broken, try www.ambiente.gov.ec, then access the data by clicking on "Ecuador Megadiverso" link at the top, then on "Biodiversidad del Ecuador" on the right, then on ""I3N"" on the left.) [ online info ]

Kissman, K.G. & Groth, D. (1995). Plantas Infestantes e Nocivas. Vol 3 - 2nd Ed. BASF.

Koo, S.K., Chin, Y.W., Kwon, Y.W., Cung, H.A. (2000) Common Weeds in Vietnam. Agriculture Publsihing House, Vietnam.

Lindemann, H.V. (2006). La flora interactiva de las malezas de México. Colegio de Postgraduados en Ciencias Agrícolas. For comments please write to: malezasdemexico@yahoo.com.mx or heike@colpos.mx. (Dec, 2006)

Lorenzi, H. (2000). Plantas daninhas do Brasil. Terrestres, Aquaticas, Parasitas e Toxicas. 3rd Edition. Instituto Plantarum De Estudos Da Flora Ltda

Major Weeds of Thailand. Botany and Weed Science Division of the Thai Department of Agriculture.

Mangoensoekardjo, S. and Pancho, J.V. (1975). Rerumputan Di Kebun Karet, Kelapa, Sawit, Coklat, The Dan Padi Serta cara Pemberantasannya. [Current Status of weed problems in plantation crops]. Bulletin B.P.P.M. Vol.6 No 1 Maret.

Noda, K., Teerawatsakul, M., Prakongvongs, C. and Chaiwiratnukul, L. (1994). Major Weeds in Thailand. National Weed Science Research Institute Project, Revised Third Edition. Thailand.

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.

Seja Bem Vindo ao Site Plantas Daninhas Aqui você encontrará diversas informaçoes, que estao sendo constantemente atualizadas. (March 2002)

Soerjani, M., Kostermans, A.J.G.H. and Tjitrosoepomo, G. (Eds) (1987). Weeds of Rice in Indonesia. Balai Pustaka, Jakata.

The Research Institute for Bioresources. Okayama University. Laboratory of Wild Plant Science. "Weeds of Japan". (weed)

This list of invasive plants affecting natural areas in the U.S. (including Hawaii) has been compiled from a wide variety of publications, reports, surveys, and occasional personal observations. Sources of plant lists include the National Park Service and other federal agencies, state and local natural resource and related departments, Exotic Pest Plant Councils and related organizations, The Nature Conservancy, and universities. Sources for each plant listed are provided on the table (a legend for the source code is provided from the REFERENCE(S) header). The current list includes over 1000 plants and is updated as needed. Please contact Jil Swearingen (jil_swearingen@nps.gov) regarding any errors, omissions or potential additions to the list.

Waterhouse, D.F. (1997). The Major Invertebrate Pests and Weeds of Agriculture and Plantation Foresty in the Southern and Western Pacific ACIAR Canberra




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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. Valid HTML 4.01!