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Monochoria vaginalis (Pontederiaceae)


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Presented here is summary information about the species Monochoria vaginalis 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, cultivation escape, environmental weed, naturalised, noxious weed, 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 regional workshop on weed management HoChiMinh City 1997) Upland Rice (Information kindly provided by Ms Veronique Stevoux (Information kindly provided by Ms Veronique Stevoux) 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 FAO reports) Information kindly provided by Mrs Sermsiri Kongsaengdao Botany & Weed Science Division DOA Thailand. 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 Prof. Li Yan Hang) FAO Weed Management, Ricardo Labrada.

Important Weed Species in Crops and Countries. Data stored from 59 developing countries and regularly updated. (Information kindsly provided by Mr Mohammad Ali Baghestani Meybody) FAO Weed Management, Ricardo Labrada.

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

Lesley Henderson & Carina J. Cilliers (2002) Invasive Aquatic Plants. A guide to the identification of the most important and potentially dangerous invasive aquatic and wetland plants in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute Handbook No. 16. Agricultural Research Council, South Africa. SPECIES NOT WANTED IN SOUTHERN AFRICA. The list is based on prohibited and noxious plant lists for South Africa and other countries which share many invasive species with southern Africa, namely Australia, New Zealand, United States of America (federal list), Florida (State list) and California (State list) see references after the list. The list includes species not yet in southern Africa and those which may be present but are scarce and their cultivation should be discouraged. Algae are excluded.

Weeds in Vietnam. Agriculture Publsihing House, Vietnam. (environmental weed, weed)

Li Yanghan (1998). Weeds of China. Beijing: Agriculture Press. 1617 pages + 8 plates. This book describes 106 families, 591 genera, 1380 species, 11 subspecies, 60 varied species. In Chinese with Latin name, English name and Chinese name index. (weed)

MAF BIOSECURITY AUTHORITY STANDARD. 155.02.05. Importation of Seed for Sowing. 1.5.1 QUARANTINE IMPURITIES. No seed lot will be released for sowing in New Zealand if it contains: * unidentified seed * regulated pests * in excess of 0.1% by weight of soil particles * seed of any of the quarantine weed species listed in the schedule below. 1.5.2 SCHEDULE OF REGULATED (QUARANTINE) WEED SEEDS

Major Weeds of Thailand. Botany and Weed Science Division of the Thai Department of Agriculture. (agricultural weed, environmental weed)

Matachacheep, S. (1995) Weeds of Thailand. Ratchamongkol Tech. Ins. Thailand. (Dr. Surachai Matachacheep). (weed)

Matchacheep, S. (1995) Weeds of Thailand, Thai Publication. [Author Ass. Prof. Dr. Surachai Matchacheep of the Ratchamongkul Technology Institute, Thailand. List supplied by Ricky Ward, Enviroweeds)] (agricultural weed)

us (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. (



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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!