Global Compendium of Weeds
Vetiveria zizanioides (?)
Presented here is summary information about the species Vetiveria zizanioides 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"): cultivation escape, environmental weed, naturalised, weed [for definitions, see the GCW introduction .]
Origin (native to where): [no info]
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)
Biological Diversity of the Guianas (BDG) Guyana; Surinam; French Guiana. The Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas; 2nd Edition (edited by J. Boggan; V. Funk; C. Kelloff; M. Hoff; G. Cremers; & C. Feuillet; 1997) was produced as a cooperative project between the Biological Diversity of the Guianas Program (Smithsonian Institution; Washington; DC USA) and the ORSTOM Herbarium (Cayenne; French Guiana); under the auspices of the Centre for the Study of Biological Diversity (University of Guyana; Georgetown; Guyana). http://www.nmnh.si.edu/biodiversity/checklst.htm weed? (naturalised) [ online info ]
China Species Information Service. Invasive Aliens Species in China.
Eduardo Chacón and Guido Saborío-R (2003) LISTA DE ESPECIES DE PLANTAS INTRODUCIDAS EN COSTA RICA. Asociación para la Conservación y el Estudio de la Biodiversidad (ACEBIO) [firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com.] (cultivation escape, naturalised)
Hitchcock, A.S. (1935) Manual of the Grasses of the United States. Vol 2. 2nd Ed., Revised by Agnes Chase Dover Publications, Inc. New York. (cultivation escape)
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)
Introduced (Alien) Species Checklist: Biodiversity & Environmental Resource Data System of Belize. [This list may be incomplete as all known data has not yet been entered into the system. Note: This is a species checklist for the entire country. It may or may not display actual specimens within the BERDS database. [ i ] icon links to Species Profiles. X's in green under the districts section link to specimen data for that district. Click the [map] link in the Table header to view a map of the districts. This checklist is automatically revised as new specimen data are added to BERDS.] (naturalised)
Introduced (Naturalised) Species to the United States [USDA, NRCS 1999. The PLANTS database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. ] (naturalised)
Liogier, H.A. (2000). Flora of Puerto Rico and Adjacent Islands. A Systematic Synopsis. (2nd Edition). Universidad de Puerto Rico (cultivation escape, weed)
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.
Subject: Regional Invasive Exotic Plant Species List To: Forest Supervisors [Regional Forester's List and Ranking Structure Invasive Exotic Plant Species of Management Concern USDA Forest Service, Southern Region] Date: May 18, 2001 (environmental weed)
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)
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.