Global Compendium of Weeds
Miconia calvescens (Melastomataceae)
Presented here is summary information about the species Miconia calvescens 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"): agricultural weed, cultivation escape, environmental weed, garden thug, naturalised, noxious weed, weed [for definitions, see the GCW introduction .]<!-NOTE TO PROGRAMMER: eventually replace this with mouseover definitions for each term, AND "jump links" to specific definitions within a HTML page [that includes all definitions]-->
Origin (native to where): [no info]
Actual and Prospective Weeds. Pacific Islands Ecosystems at Risk Project; http://www.hear.org/pier/ (weed) [ online info ]
A Draft list of Species Reported Alien to the Caribbean. This table presents provisional information on the distribution of species reported alien in the Caribbean. The list is drawn from a work in progress database that aims to collate more detailed information on the occurrence and impact of all species known to occur as aliens in the region. The species listed are those reported to be established in the wild in marine; freshwater or terrestrial habitats. Some of the species on the list are regarded as invasive (spreading) in at least one Caribbean territory. As a working document; it is anticipated that this list will contain some omissions and errors. In particular; it is expected that the distributions of many species will be incomplete. The intention therefore is to provide a list for discussion; aiding workshop participants to contribute to and; where necessary; correct information on the occurrence and impact of alien species in the region. CABIBioscience (naturalised)
AN OVERVIEW OF INVASIVE WOODY PLANTS IN THE TROPICS. PIERRE BINGGELI, John B. Hall and John R. Healey firstname.lastname@example.org (weed)
Aliens List, Nominated Worst Invasive Weeds after a request by Sarah Lowe from ISSG New Zealand to the Aliens email list group. (environmental weed)
Chris Buddenhagen and Melanie Newfield (pers comm. 2001) A list of potential and actual environmental weeds for New Zealand. Department of Conservation. (environmental weed)
Cronk, Q.C.B and Fuller, J.L. (1995). Plant Invaders, The threat to natural ecosystems. Chapman and Hall United Kingdom (environmental weed)
Csurhes, S. and Edwards, R. (1998) Potential Environmental Weeds in Australia, Candidate Species For Preventative Control. Biodiversity Group, Environment Australia, Canberra, ACT. (environmental weed)
Cultivated and/or Exotic Plants in Central Africa (R.D.Congo - Rwanda - Burundi). (list provisional)13-03-2005 This list gives an extremely incomplete image of the horticulture in central Africa (R.D. Congo, Rwanda, Burundi). (weed)
Faith T. Campbell; MOST INVASIVE PLANT SPECIES IN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS; weed (environmental weed)
Flora of the Marquesas islands. Botany Department of Systematic Biology. Smithsonian Institute. (naturalised)
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)
Germplasm Resources Information Network G.R.I.N. GRIN (naturalised, weed)
Global Invasive Species Database was developed by the IUCN/SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) as part of the global initiative on invasive species led by the Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP). Results of a search for all Plantae Kingdom.
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 ]
Introduced (Naturalised) Species to the United States [USDA, NRCS 1999. The PLANTS database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. ] (naturalised)
tiago Herbarium. (naturalised)
Randall, R.P. & Kessal (environmental weed, naturalised)
Randall, R.P. (2001). Garden thugs, a national list of invasive an[New weed records for Queensland s.n., 1 Oct 1993; J.Milson AQ211456, 1 Oct 1993)]. Peripleura G.L.Nesom, Phytologia 76(2): 131 (1994). New Plant Names and Taxa Queensland, July 1994 to July 2003 (naturalised)
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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.