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Merremia tuberosa (Convolvulaceae)


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Presented here is summary information about the species Merremia tuberosa 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"): cultivation escape, environmental weed, garden thug, naturalised, noxious weed, sleeper weed, weed [for definitions, see the GCW introduction View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format.]

Origin (native to where): [no info]



Data sources:

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 p.binggeli@ulst.ac.uk (weed)

Faith T. Campbell; American Landss Alliance; draft lists of exotic plant species invasive in continental United States mentioned as invasive by someone but lacking sufficient source to include on main list; most but not all exotic in origin: weed (environmental weed)

Staples, George W., Derral Herbst & Clyde T. Imada (2000). Survey of Invasive or Potentially Invasive Cultivated Plants in Hawaii. A Special Publication of the Records of the Hawaii Biological Survey for 1999. Honolulu, Hawaii. (cultivation escape, environmental weed)

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.) (naturalised) [ online info ]

John Hosking, NSW Department of Agriculture, Weed Database 30 April 2003 (naturalised)

The Major Invertebrate Pests and Weeds of Agriculture and Plantation Foresty in the Southern and Western Pacific ACIAR Canberra (agricultural weed)

g conspecific subspecies/varieties, and inserting additional species otherwise known to have naturalised within the region] (environmental weed)

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

Randall, R.P. & Kessal (agricultural weed, environmental weed, naturalised)

Randall, R.P. (2001). Garden thugs, a national list of invasive and potentially invasive garden plants. Plant Protection Quarterly 16 (4), 138-171. (garden thug)

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

Short, P. (Phil). (1998) Guide to the Weeds of the Northern Territory. Darwin Herbarium (weed)

tat, and lifeform data for the approximately 8400 vascular plant taxa known to be native or naturalized in California, based on published literature as well as specific documented observations.

CHECKLIST OF THE GIBRALTAR FLORA compiled by Leslie Linares BSc. Gibralta Ornithological & Natural History Society Botanical Section Co-ordinator (agricultural weed)

Cirsium 2002 T. Seliskar & Institut za fitomedicino BF. Check list of organisms with Bayer codes, use codes, pictures and passports with over 200.000 Latin names and 120Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. and Lorence, D.H. (2005). Naturalised Flora of the Hawaiian Islands website. (04/25/2006) (naturalised)

s by: Branko Vres, Andrej Seliskar, Franci Celar, Stanislav Gomboc, Robert Brus, Lea Milevoj, Gregor Urek, H. Weilguny Bla_ Segula.

Colin C. Ogle (last revision May 2003). Adventive plants collected in the Wanganui Conservancy of the New Zealand Department of Conservation, 1988-present. (Unpublished working list).  Author's address: 22 Forres St, Wanganui, New Zealand.  Email: robcol.ogle@xtra.co.nz

Darbyshire, S.J. (2003). Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Ottawa, Ontario.

Ernst Hafliger, (Basle), and Josef Brun-Hool, (Lucerne) (1968-) CIBA-GEIGY WEED TABLES A synoptic presentation of the flora accompanying agricultural crops.

Fern, K. (1992-97). Plants for a Future. A resource centre for edible and other uWu, S.H., Hsieh, C.F. and Rejmanek, M. (2004). Catalouge of the Naturalized Flora of Taiwan. Taiwania, 49 (1) pp:16-31. (naturalised)




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