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Albizia chinensis
(Fabaceae)

Chinese albizia, silktree

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Species description or overview

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Albizia chinensis
Nomenclatural information about Albizia chinensis is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Albizia chinensis information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Albizia chinensis--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.

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

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


Impacts

Albizia chinensis (Fabaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Albizia chinensis as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

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


Images

Albizia chinensis information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Albizia chinensis in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Acacia to Azadirachta images and weed risk assessment scores
Images of trees Acacia to Azadirachta, and their weed risk assessment scores, listed alphabetically, are from the University of Hawaii Forestry Extension.

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


Distribution

Albizia chinensis information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Albizia chinensis in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Albizia chinensis information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Albizia chinensis--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.


Full-text articles

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.

Assessing the risks of plant invasions arising from collections in tropical botanical gardens
Dawson, Wayne, Ahmed S. Mndolwa, David F. R. P. Burslem, and Philip E. Hulme. 2008. Assessing the risks of plant invasions arising from collections in tropical botanical gardens. Biodiversity Conservation. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2008.


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