Global Compendium of Weeds
Myroxylon balsamum (Fabaceae)
Presented here is summary information about the species Myroxylon balsamum 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"): environmental weed, naturalised [for definitions, see the GCW introduction .]
Origin (native to where): [no 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)
Bambaradeniya, C. (2000) List of Alien Invasive Plant Species from Sri Lanka: email to Aliens: [Channa Bambaradeniya - firstname.lastname@example.org@sltnet.lk] (environmental weed)
Flora List for Pohnpei from Christopher Dahl (File creation date 15 Nov 1997) College of Micronesia-FSM Botany 250 (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)
Pushpakumara, D.K.N.G. and Hitinayake, H.M.G.S.B. (2001). Invasive Tree Species in Udawattekele Forest Reserve. Sri Lankan Biodiversity Review, Volume 1: 53-63. (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.