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Abelmoschus moschatus
(Malvaceae)

musk okra, muskmallow, tropical jewel hibiscus

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Species description or overview

Information about Abelmoschus moschatus from IUCN's ISSG/GISD
Information about Abelmoschus moschatus is available from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) (a product of IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group [ISSG]).

Abelmoschus moschatus information from PIER
Information on Abelmoschus moschatus as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).

Abelmoschus moschatus description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Abelmoschus moschatus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Abelmoschus moschatus
Nomenclatural information about Abelmoschus moschatus is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Abelmoschus moschatus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Abelmoschus moschatus--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Abelmoschus moschatus information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Abelmoschus moschatus, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Abelmoschus moschatus
Nomenclatural information about Abelmoschus moschatus is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Abelmoschus moschatus (Malvaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Abelmoschus moschatus as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Abelmoschus moschatus impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Abelmoschus moschatus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Control methods

Abelmoschus moschatus management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Abelmoschus moschatus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Abelmoschus moschatus information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Abelmoschus moschatus in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Abelmoschus moschatus images from PIER
Images of Abelmoschus moschatus provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Abelmoschus moschatus information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Abelmoschus moschatus in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Abelmoschus moschatus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Abelmoschus moschatus--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Abelmoschus moschatus worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Abelmoschus moschatus is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.


Experts

Abelmoschus moschatus contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Abelmoschus moschatus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Abelmoschus moschatus references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Abelmoschus moschatus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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