Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER)

Report on invasive plant species in Kiribati

Appendix 1.  Invasive Species

Table 2. Species that are subjects of eradiation programs

Scientific Name

Common Names



Datura metel English: datura, downy thorn-apple, Hindu datura, Hindu thorn-apple, hoary thorn-apple, horn-of-plenty, jimson-weed, purple thorn-apple; Other: pūāve (Cook Islands (Ma‘uke, Ngaputoru?)); te uri ni tiana (Kiribati) Solanaceae herb

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