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Spermacoce assurgens (Rubiaceae)


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Presented here is summary information about the species Spermacoce assurgens 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 mainly gathered at the regional FAO workshop held in Managua May 1987 Information kindly provided by Dr Israel Garita FAO Weed Management, Ricardo Labrada. (agricultural weed)

Mitchell, A.A. NAQS Survey weed (naturalised)

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] (naturalised)

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

Richardson, F.J., Richardson, R.G. and Shepherd, R.C.H. (2006). Weeds of the South-East. An identification guide for Australia. R.G. & F.J. Richardson. Meredith, Victoria. ISBN 0958743932, 438 pages. (weed)

San Dimas Experimental Forest Flora Nomenclature revision June 1999 by Dick Swinney; from the publication "The SDEF: 50 Years of Research; " by Dunn et al.; c. 1988; GTR PSW-104; 49 pp. according to the Jepson Manual; Higher Plants of Calif.; c. 1993. Some of the original taxa have been eliminated as they are not recognized by the Jepson Manual. The previous publication format has been retained. All comments have been retained. No additional species have been added to the list in the Aug. 1988 publication. For additional plants adjacent to the SW portion of the SDEF; see "Glendora Foothills Plant Checklist; " by Dick Swinney; c.1994. (weed)

Villaseñor, Jose L. & and J. Espinosa-Garcia, F. (2004) The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity and Distributions, 10, pp:113-123. (naturalised)

Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. Oxford University Press. (naturalised)

Richardson, F.J., Richardson, R.G. and Shepherd, R.C.H. (2006). Weeds of the South-East. An identification guide for Australia. R.G. & F.J. Richardson. Meredith, Victoria. ISBN 0958743932, 438 pages. (weed)

SMURPHBOT: A DATABASE OF FLORA OF NORTHEASTERN CANADA/U.S. Last Updated: January 14, 20043 Stephen D. Murphy, B.Sc. (Hons.), Ph.D. Associate Professor Dept. of Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1 Canada. Voice: 519-885-1211 ext. 5616 Fax: 519-746-0292 E-mail: sd2murph @ fes.uwaterloo.ca (naturalised)

The Exotic Flora of Victoria. (1998) Data supplied by Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Victoria, State Herbarium. (naturalised)

vironment, Victoria, State Herbarium. (naturalised)

The Research Institute for Bioresources. Okayama University. Laboratory of Wild Plant Science. "Naturalized plants from foreign country into Japan". (naturalised)

Villaseñor, Jose L. & and J. Espinosa-Garcia, F. (2004) The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity and Distributions, 10, pp:113-123. (naturalised)

Wells, M.J., Balsinhas, V.M., Joffe, H., Engelbrecht, V.M., Harding, G. and Stirton, C.H. (1986) A Catalogue of Problem Plants in Southern Africa, incorporating The National Weed List of South Africa. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa No. 53. Botanical Research Institute, Pretoria, South Africa. (agricultural weed, weed)

Wildlife Atlas CAPS plant taxa - Census of Plants in New South Wales National Parks? New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service. (weed)

Lands Alliance; "Worst" Invasive Plant Species in the conterminous United States: weed (Wu, 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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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!