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Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (Verbenaceae)


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Presented here is summary information about the species Stachytarpheta jamaicensis 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, garden thug, 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:

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

Acuna, G.J. (1974). Plantas Indeseables en Los Cultivos Cubanos. Academia de Ciencias, Insitituto de Investigaciones de Cuba, Havana. (agricultural weed)

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)

Backer, C.A. (1973) Atlas of 220 Weeds of sugarcane fields in Java. A reprint of an original publicaton from the early 1930s. (agricultural weed)

China Species Information Service. Invasive Aliens Species in China.

Germplasm Resources Information Network G.R.I.N. GRIN (naturalised, weed)

Harada, J., Shibayama, H. and Morita, H. (1996). Weeds in the Tropics. Association for International Cooperation of Agriculture and Forestry, Japan. (weed)

Henty, E.E. and Pritchard, G.S. (1973) Weeds of New Guinea and their control. Botany Bulletin N7. Department of Forests. Div. of Botany. Lae, P.N.G. (All plants illustrated, kept in Agency library) (weed)

Holm, L. G., Doll, J., Holm, E., Pancho, J. V., and Herberger, J. P. (1997). World Weeds. Natural Histories and Distribution. John Wiley and Sons New York, USA. (weed)

Holm, L. G., Pancho, J. V., Herberger, J. P. and Plucknett, D. L. (1979). A Geographical Atlas of World Weeds. John Wiley and Sons NewYork, USA (weed)

Holtze, M. (1892). Introduced Plants into the Northern Territory. Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of South Australia. Vol. XV for 1891-91. (Tate, R. Ed.) (cultivation escape, naturalised)

INTRODUCED FLORA OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY. Generation Date: September 17, 2004 4:23 PM. Ian Cowie. (naturalised)

ISSUES PAPER: Import Risk Analysis (IRA) for the Importation of Fresh Pineapple Fruit. August 2001. Plant Biosecurity, Biosecurity Australia. (not concerned) (agricultural weed, weed)

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

Keighery, G. and Longman, V. (2004). The naturalized vascular plants of Western Australia 1: Checklist, environmental weeds and Distribution in IBRA Regions. Plant Protection Quarterly Vol.19 (1). pp:12-32. (naturalised)

List of exotic plants that have naturalised within the Wet Tropics Bioregion from Werren, G. (2001) 'Environmental Weeds of the Wet Tropics Bioregion: Risk Assessment & Priority Ranking'. A report prepared for the Wet Tropics Management Authority, Cairns [Source of data: Queensland Herbarium records (HERBRECS) to November 2000; emended by concatenating conspecific subspecies/varieties, and inserting additional species otherwise known to have naturalised within the region] (environmental weed, garden thug)

Liu, J., Dong, M., Miao, S.L., Li, Z.Y., Song, M.H. & Wang, R.Q. (2006). Invasive alien plants in China: role of clonality and geographical origin. Biological Invasions 8: pp:1461-1470.

l species that are profiled on PIER. It includes those of environmental concern (including those that are probably of threat only to islands with high elevations) as well as agricultural and ruderal weeds. Jim Space, PEIR Co-ordinator. (environmental weed)

Plants Naturalised in Hawai'i. Bishop Musem, Oahu. DISCLAIMER: Be it known to all who use this web resource, that this is NOT intended to represent a complete, definitive, or authoritative checklist of the flora and fauna of the Hawaiian Islands. This is a Beta-Test site that makes available online a copy of the taxonomic dataZhang, Z.P. & Hirota, S. (Eds) (2000). Chinese Colored Weed Illustrated Book. Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture, P.R.China, and the Japan Association For Advancement of Phyto-Regulators. (weed)




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