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Agave americana
(Agavaceae)

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Species description or overview

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Agave americana
Nomenclatural information about Agave americana is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

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

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


Impacts

Agave americana (Agavaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Agave americana as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

Agave americana weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Agave americana for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.

Weed risk assessment for Agave americana for Florida (TNC) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
A weed risk assessment for Agave americana for Florida is presented by The Nature Conservancy (Doria Gordon et al.).


Images

Images of Agave americana (Agavaceae) (century plant)
Links to high-resolution free images of Agave americana (Agavaceae) (century plant) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

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


Distribution

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy (2000) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The status of invasive plants, vertebrates, arthropods, molluscs, and crustaceans, and options for a regional invasive species strategy for the South Pacific are presented in this series of articles from the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2000.


Books

A field guide to tropical and subtropical plants
Perry, Frances and Roy Hay. 1982. A field guide to tropical and subtropical plants. Ward Lock Limited, Great Britain. 136 pp. illus. ISBN: 0-442-26859-9.


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.

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP). Sherley, Greg (ed.) . 2000. Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. Apia, Samoa: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. ISBN: 982-04-0214-X.


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