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Bischofia javanica
(Euphorbiaceae)

bishopwood

 
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Bischofia javanica is native to tropical Asia, Pacific Islands. 


Species description or overview

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Bischofia javanica
Nomenclatural information about Bischofia javanica is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Bischofia javanica information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Bischofia javanica--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.

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

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


Impacts

Bischofia javanica (Euphorbiaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Bischofia javanica as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

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


Images

Images of Bischofia javanica (Euphorbiaceae) (bischofia, Javanese bishopwood)
Links to high-resolution free images of Bischofia javanica (Euphorbiaceae) (bischofia, Javanese bishopwood) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Bischofia javanica information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Bischofia javanica in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

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

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


Distribution

Bischofia javanica information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Bischofia javanica in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Bischofia javanica information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Bischofia javanica--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.

Sex ratio variation of Bischofia javanica Bl. (Euphorbiaceae) between native habitat, Okinawa (Ryukyu Islands), and invaded habitat, Ogasawara (Bonin Islands) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Earlier reproduction of Bischofia javanica males and their higher flowering frequency cause male bias in the invaded habitat (2002).


Books

Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition)
Langeland, K.A., H.M. Cherry, C.M. McCormick, and K.A. Craddock Burks. 2008. Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition). The University of Florida IFAS Communication Services (Gainesville). 193+ pp. illus. ISBN: 978-0-916287-70-2.


Full-text articles

Control of non-native plants in natural areas of Florida
Langeland, K.A. and R.L. Stocker. (1997-)2001. Control of non-native plants in natural areas of Florida. SP 242, one of a series of the Department of Agronomy, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. First printed: 1997. Revised: April, 2001.

Sex ratio variation of Bischofia javanica Bl. (Euphorbiaceae) between native habitat, Okinawa (Ryukyu Islands), and invaded habitat, Ogasawara (Bonin Islands) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Earlier reproduction of Bischofia javanica males and their higher flowering frequency cause male bias in the invaded habitat (2002).


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